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Fact Sheet: Providing Patients with Patient-Specific Education Resources


Patient education resources can provide information specific to the patient’s health condition, their point in care (such as whether the patient is newly diagnosed or has been living with a condition), and health care decisions they may face. Providing patients with appropriate education resources can help them remember important information, improve their ability to manage their health, and increase their participation in informed decision-making.

EHR Implementation Steps: 

The material in these guides and tools was developed from the experiences of Regional Extension Center staff in the performance of technical support and EHR implementation assistance to primary care providers. The information contained in this guide is not intended to serve as legal advice nor should it substitute for legal counsel. The guide is not exhaustive, and readers are encouraged to seek additional detailed technical guidance to supplement the information contained herein.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012
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