Learn More About Person-Centered Care



Person-centered care means that a person's values and preferences guide all aspects of health care and support realistic health and life goals.

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Panel: Getting Person-Centered to Get Results (June 25, 2016)

In summer 2016, TSF led a discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival about matching care with a person’s goals to get results. It featured Dr. Bruce Chernof and Dr. Mark McClellan, Director of the Center for Health Policy at Duke University, and was moderated by Margot Sanger-Katz, Domestic Correspondent at The New York Times. Listen to the panel here.



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American Geriatrics Society - Developing Expert Statement on

Person-Centered Care


The American Geriatrics Society and the University of Southern California convened experts to create a formal, actionable definition of person-centered care. Four articles were published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society that: 1) define person-centered care; 2) share the Foundation's perspective in its importance; 3) provide a comprehensive literature review; and 4) describe ways organizations are using person-centered care for a high-need older population.  




AP-NORC - Person-Centered Care Video and Poll Findings


The 2015 Aging and Long-Term Care poll by the Associated Press/National Opinion Research Center showed that people who experienced person-centered care understood and appreciated its value. This work shaped development of the following video, data visualization, and articles by the Associated Press.

Click to see the video and read articles on Person-Centered Care.

Click here for the AP NORC Poll Results.