Author: Barbara Eichorst
Installment 3: How do you empower patients? We all strive to empower our patients in order to achieve better self-management. However, the interesting thing about empowerment is that there is actually no clear method to define, deliver or measure it. Upon closer observation, this should come as no surprise. Considering the many variables in play, from each provider’s individual style, to each patient’s internal and external needs, it is impossible to develop a formula that will deliver patient empowerment.