Number of self-identified consumers and family members on governing, advisory, or planning bodies involved in quality measurement / improvement activities.
Patient-centeredness refers to establishing a partnership among practitioners, patients and their families (when appropriate) to ensure that decisions respect patients’ wants, needs and preferences. This includes ensuring that patients have the education and support they need to make their own decisions and participate in their own care.
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Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services Addictive and Mental Disorders Division. (2001). Improving Montanas Mental Health System Final Report. The Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc. Retrieved on Aug 3, 2006 from: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/aboutus/divisions/addictivementaldisorders/services/tacfinalreport.pdf