Patient-centered care has long been a buzzword in health care. At Center for Health Progress, we’re trying to take the concept one step further.
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When patients consider the cost of health care, it goes far beyond the cost of seeing a provider, paying for prescriptions, and getting tests or procedures.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with systems thinking. Cause and effect. Unintended consequences. Feedback loops. Leverage analysis.
Putting those closest to the problem at the center of developing solutions is called human-centered design.
In the 1700s, enslaved people were taken in and protected by the indigenous people in the area, which began the merging of black and Native culture.