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reated with dignity and who are involved in decisions about their health care treatment report higher levels of satisfaction, adherence to treatment, and receipt of optimal preventive services. Analyzing data on 6,722 adults from the Commonwealth Fund 2001 Health Care Quality Survey, researchers found that the probability of reporting a high level of satisfaction was higher for those treated with than not treated with dignity and for those involved in, versus not involved in, decision-making. Being involved in decisions was significantly associated with adherence for whites, whereas being treated with dignity was significantly associated with adherence for racial/ethnic minorities. The authors assert that these results emphasize the importance for physicians to not only involve their patients in decisions but to also treat them with dignity.
Do Patients Treated With Dignity Report Higher Satisfaction, Adherence, and Receipt of Preventive Care?
By Mary Catherine Beach, M.D., M.P.H., et al

PRESCRIPTION FOR HEALTH PROGRAM IDENTIFIES STRATEGIES FOR PROMOTING HEALTHY PATIENT BEHAVIORS
In a supplement to the July/August issue, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's 5-year, $9 million Prescription for Health initiative reports its early findings. The program aims to identify, test and evaluate the feasibility of practical, evidence-based tools and techniques for improving the delivery and effectiveness of health behavior change strategies in real primary care practices. In 4 synthesis analyses, the supplement reports over-arching lessons learned from a first round of funding that enabled primary care practices to develop and test some of their best practical ideas about how to help people avoid and change unhealthy behaviors and adopt and maintain healthier lives. Lessons learned by 16 practice-based research networks are depicted in brief peer-reviewed articles. The Prescription for Health program was a joint effort of the
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Contact: Kristin Robinson
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American Academy of Family Physicians
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