Patient engagement is an individual’s continuous effort in managing their own health requiring participation, awareness and decision making. Advancing patient engagement is necessary to achieve physical, social and mental well being of an individual. In this infographic, we present tools of patient engagement, their importance in today’s healthcare scenario and the barriers preventing patient empowerment.
Patient engagement is the first step to patient empowerment. Educating patients, helping them connect and to take charge of their own health in order to improve patient health outcomes and lay basic infrastructure for care coordination efforts.