Since the publication of the seminal book “Through the Patient’s Eyes: Understanding and Promoting Patient-Centered Care” health care systems evolved throughout the world. Patient-centered care has become a guiding strategy of reforming health services and the patient safety movement released substantial resources to improve patient safety and involve patients in improvement efforts. So, can the patient-centered care and patient safety reform agendas be considered completed? The obvious answer to this question is of course no.
Click here to read the whole Editorial of the “International Journal for Quality in Health Care” (Issue 7, November 2017), written by Dr Oliver Gröne.