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.