Dana-Farber Cancer Institute CNO Dr. Patricia Reid Ponte Discusses Patient and Family Activation With Transformative Health

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - Transformative Health, an online publication of the O'Neil Center, recently published a two-part interview with Dr. Patricia Reid Ponte, RN, DNSc, FAAN, senior vice president for Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Reid Ponte is also executive director of Oncology Nursing and Clinical Services at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass.

In the interview, Dr. Reid Ponte addresses top challenges facing today's health care system, and how activated patients and families can have an impact on care delivery. She also discusses the concept of patient engagement and the importance of validating an organization's patient engagement efforts.

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