Journal Article

Educating seniors to be patient safety self-advocates in primary care.

Elder NC; Regan SL; Pallerla H; Levin L; Post DM; Cegala DJ.

This study describes the impact of a pilot intervention focused on educating and improving the capacity of elderly patients to communicate with their health care providers. The authors found that the time-intensive effort can improve patients' self-reported behaviors and their safety knowledge.