Sunday, June 26, 2011
When physicians take a patient-centric approach, healthcare utilization decreases
This study, recently released, provides fact-based evidence that a patient-centric approach to medicine actually decrease healthcare utilization while improving outcomes.
Better service pays off big in healthcare.
Patient-Centered Care is Associated with Decreased Health Care Utilization -- Bertakis and Azari 24 (3): 229 -- The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine