Empowered to navigate their care and participate in shared decision-making, “expert” patients are transforming the traditional patient-provider relationship.
Most patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices lacked some degree of basic knowledge of their device in a Cleveland Clinic study. They also reported a desire to use more of their device’s data features.
While cardiac rehabilitation is effective at improving coronary heart disease, participation is generally poor. A nurse scientist at Cleveland Clinic studied the use of Facebook as an intervention tool to improve adherence.
When a clinical nurse specialist from Cleveland Clinic had emergency surgery and landed in the hospital for five days, she gained a renewed sense of patient empathy and purpose.
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Cleveland Clinic’s Fairview Hospital is piloting a program where volunteer visitors spend quality time with patients providing social and cognitive stimulation.
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Patient experience scores surge when caregivers follow up with patients discharged from emergency departments. Here’s how Cleveland Clinic is doing it.