Research

Patient Activation Measure: An emerging tool for patient self-management

    Patient activation is an individual’s knowledge, skills, and confidence to manage their health and health care. Its power stems from placing the patient as the key partner in their own care. However, it’s difficult to activate a patient without a clearer understanding of where the patient is and what we can do to support them.

    And it’s not something we’ve traditionally emphasised in health care.

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