Patient-Centered Adult Cardiovascular Care

Published: April 11, 2024

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  • Patient-centered care involves establishing a partnership between the health care team and the patient, tailoring management decisions to patients' beliefs, preferences, and values.
  • Practical strategies to promote patient-centered care include clear communication, regular collection of patient perspectives and preferences, use of patient decision aids, and integration of technology and telemedicine.
  • Incorporating equitable patient-centered care into routine cardiovascular care improves health outcomes and requires collaboration among clinicians, health care systems, professional societies, and government agencies.