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Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Patient Focused Pathology Reports (patients as stakeholders = 0)

Blogger's Note: while this was part of a bladder cancer forum, the findings would apply to all cancers (patients/families)

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Dr. Mossonen gave a very interesting discussion regarding the interpretability of the pathology report to the true owner of the report… the patient. His research focuses around presenting information to the patient in a method in which the patient will understand, and be able to retain.

He presents his pilot study with Patient Centered care with regards to pathology reports with Bladder Cancer. Interestingly, his review of the literature in 5 most common cancers in men and women found that no literature identified the patient as a stakeholder of the pathology report.....


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