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Empowerment Strategies in Health Care

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Describe empowerment strategies used by health care leaders.

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An empowerment strategy used by health care leaders includes getting patients directly involved with their health care choices. By giving patients decision aids, "systematic tools that describe alternative treatments, present numeric descriptions of the probabilities of outcomes and help patients clarify their values for trade offs" (Lenert, 2010), patients become more involved in their care.

Insurance companies have used empowerment to limit costs of care by initiating consumer directed health care. This involves combining a high deductible insurance plan with a tax-free healthcare savings plan. As a ...

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