Health informatics innovations are acceptable to lay persons and their family caregivers, and their use helps community-dwelling people recover faster, and with fewer complications. Full value of consumer health informatics tools, however, necessitates systematic changes in health care delivery wherein the patient emerges as a full partner in the co-creation of health care and health services.
healthcare, patients, informatics, case management, information technology
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Brennan, Patricia. "Empowering, Embracing, Energizing Customers: A Mandate for Change." (2002). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/hslic-historical-administrative/35