Patient Feedback, Treatment Adherence and Disease Outcomes

Session Type: ACR Study Groups
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
W183c (McCormick Place West)

Session Overview:
Only 50% of our patients make use of the treatments we prescribe.  Focus on systematic patient feedback can play am important function of improved clinician-patient communication and help with disease outcomes.  The group will discuss practical aspects of feedback and the value that can be gained over the long-term.

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • learn about the policy issues on obtaining patient feedback
  • practical aspects of obtaining patient feedback
  • feedback impact treatment compliance & disease outcomes
  • feedback can positively impact team development

Talks:
1:00 PM
Patient Feedback over the Long Term - Practical Aspect and Effects on Compliance and Disease Outcomes
Taher Mahmud, Pembury Hospital, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1:30 PM
Kenneth G. Saag, Univ of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
1:45 PM
Patient Feedback from a National Centre
DP. D'Cruz, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom
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