New bills, initiatives push for greater patient involvement in care

Patient Safety Monitor Insider

August 5, 2009

Today's patients want to have a greater involvement in their care. To that end, both the federal government and several states are pushing forth new legislation to ensure that patients are in fact taking on a more expanded role in the decision-making processes for their care. The Wall Street Journal Health Blog yesterday posted a great summary of some of the initiatives currently in the works.

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