Patient engagement and patient-centered care were the topics of discussion at the fourth meeting of the ACP Healthcare Roundtable, held at ACP's Philadelphia headquarters on Dec. 9. The ACP Healthcare Roundtable provides a forum for industry leaders and ACP governance and staff to discuss critical issues affecting health care.
Roundtable attendees heard presentations and a panel discussion by selected participants who identified the challenges and priorities relevant to patient engagement in their industry, field of practice, or area of policy concern. In breakout sessions, participants discussed ideas for innovative approaches to engaging patients in care, practice design, policy, research, and advocacy in their organizations and in health care overall and identified those most promising for action by group members.
The next meeting of ACP's Healthcare Roundtable will be held July 27, 2015.