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Designing Health Care Based on Patient’s Needs and Rights

  • Maria Giulia Marini
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Abstract

Narrative Medicine is democratic. It does not belong to, or side with, anybody or a specific role but belongs to all individuals, and at least once in a lifetime, each human being has to deal with the patterns of balance/imbalance of health and illness. It is transversal and crosses all roles and specialties and requires a systemic approach to attain a multiple stakeholder consensus uniting the listening and collection of stories from patients, caregivers, friends, employers, and teachers.

Keywords

Health economics Governance Sustainability in health care Value for patients Burden of illness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Giulia Marini
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  1. 1.Research and Health Care DirectorFondazione ISTUDMilanItaly

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