IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Nov. 21, 2019 Global

Patient-Centered Care: An Examination of Provider–Patient Communication Over Time

The aim was to examine the quality of provider communication over time considering the increasing emphasis on patient-centered care (PCC). Patient-centered care has been shown to have a positive impact on health outcomes, care experiences, quality-of-life, as well as decreased costs. Given this emphasis, it expect that provider–patient communication has improved over time.

Health Serv Res Manag Epidemiol