2008 ABIM Foundation Forum: From Rhetoric to Reality: Advancing Patient-Centered Care
The 2008 ABIM Foundation Forum brought together 150 health leaders, physicians, nurses, researchers, payers, and individuals with compelling experiences as patients and family caregivers to discuss a complex and critical issue: How to achieve patient-centered care.
Participants grappled with defining patient-centered care; examining barriers and identifying affordable and sustainable strategies to achieve this goal. This meeting is summarized in Patient-Centered Care: A Vision to Guide Health System Reform.
Other publications resulting from the 2008 Forum include: