Enabling Patient-Centered Care Through Health Information Technology (IT)—Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Report
- While Health IT was shown to improve outcomes, few studies demonstrated impact on patient-centered care (as defined by the IOM [Institute of Medicine]):
- 14 studies focused on improving responsiveness to the needs and preferences of individual patients.
- 25 studies focused on improving shared decisionmaking or related measures of patient-clinician communication or access to information.
Available at http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/tp/pcchittp.htm.
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