In this provocative blog, the authors compile some recent comments from various internet websites about potential new terminology for patients in a health information technology-enabled world of health care delivery: e-patients? consumers? clients? users? Is the term “patient” outdated when we want more patient engagement, shared decision making, self-management and empowerment? What do you think?
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Health Care Reform
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Health Care Disparities
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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health