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The unsung partners

Family caregivers are the unsung partner in a patient's care team, yet their enormous contribution to the health care system is often overlooked. As they move through the health care system beside their loved one, family caregivers experience firsthand the gaps in care and poor transitions between care settings. We have much to learn from the experiences of family caregivers.

Caregiver and patient - Make your experience count

 
July 2016
Jul 4, 2016 9:00 AM

Shared from the perspective of a spouse, a family caregiver. Her husband spent his final days cared for in their home, exactly where he wanted to be.

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November 2013

Nov 27, 2013 3:27 PM

How the confirmation of colon cancer changed one man's view of patient participation in healthcare and, more specifically, how patient self-management systems play an integral part in the healing process.

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