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Because your voice matters.

A Guide to Patient Engagement

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We’re excited that you’re interested in learning about patient engagement and this resource will support you in your journey. By inviting patients, family members and caregivers to work in partnership with your health care team, you are taking an important step to making health care better for all British Columbians.

In this resource, we cover the essentials of patient engagement, how to prepare for it, where you can find patient partners and how to engage them well.

Guide to Patient Engagement

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From Our Community

Shana Ooms

Executive Director of Primary Care Strategy, Policy and Quality — BC Ministry of Health

Shana Ooms

Where those of us in the room may have debated policy or wording, patient voices made sure patients were top of mind. And as a result, significant improvements were made to simplify something that was otherwise complex. Patient voices at the table bring us back to reality in terms of what we are trying to achieve.