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Beaumont Hospital values patient and family-centered care, but a clear understanding of how patients perceive their health care teams and prefer to make decisions regarding their medical treatment have not been well-described. It is necessary to understand patients’ preferences regarding various factors that impact their medical care in order to foster an effective health care environment. The primary goal of this study is to determine how patients’ care teams impact the ways in which they make decisions regarding their medical treatment. A secondary goal is to determine the individuals, both inside and outside of the health care setting, that make up patients’ care team
Willias VF, Afonso N. Patient perceptions of their health care teams and preferences for making decisions regarding medical care. Poster presented at: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Embark Capstone Colloquium; 2022 May 2; Rochester Hills, MI.