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Bringing patient advisors to the bedside: a promising avenue for improving partnership between patients and their care team

Abstract This paper presents an innovative model of care, which brings patients who have already been through a similar experience of illness (patient advisors) directly to the bedside of patients, where they are viewed as full-fledged members of the clinical team. As part of a pilot project, three patient advisors were recruited and met with […] Lire la suite


Patient Advisors: How to implement a process for involvement at all levels of governance in a healthcare organization

Abstract Patient involvement at the operational (clinical care and services), tactical (management), and strategic (board of directors and executive management) levels of establishments is increasingly sought after. To address this specific challenge, a Canadian healthcare organization, the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie-et-du-Centre-du-Québec, has developed an integrated strategy based […] Lire la suite