7 Tips for Patient-Centered Care

June 29, 2016
Liza Haar

Tips for patient-centered care in radiology, from SIIM 2016.

There is a lot of hope and a lot of hype in health care, Rasu Shrestha, MD, MBA, CIO at UPMC, said at SIIM 2016.Patients have a lot of hope in health care because they want to know that everything will be OK, Shrestha said. But the rush to embrace digital has led to mixed up priorities. Shrestha, a champion for patient-centered care, thrives on innovation and wants radiologists to understand that the patient needs to come first and the culture of treating a series of images needs to change.In the SIIM 2016 opening session, Shrestha offered his seven tips for patient-centered care.