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Examining patient readiness to self-manage

It is no secret that at the time of discharge, patients are much more likely to succeed in self-managing their own care if they feel prepared and confident. But how do we know when a patient is ready? What factors must be considered when preparing a patient to successfully self-manage and what questions should you be asking?


As we continue our article series“The 7 Key Drivers of Successful Patient Transitions,” we move on to Driver #5: Patient readiness to self-manage.


Read Neil Gulsvig’s thoughts on helping patients self-manage their care at McKnight’s.

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