How To Be A Savvy Consumer Of Health Care

How To Be A Savvy Consumer Of Health Care

As health care providers in the U.S. and abroad meet new digital standards, we explore how patients can become more active health care consumers.

From electronic health records to online marketplaces and health portals, new technologies will soon transform the way patients interact with the American health care system. These new applications could give patients more control over their data. But they also raise serious security and privacy concerns. As health care providers in the U.S. and abroad meet new digital standards, we explore how patients can become more active health care consumers.

Guests

Farzad Mostashari

National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Joe Selby

Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

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