Improving healthcare in ways that matter most to patients, families, and caregivers.

As patients, we all benefit most from healthcare that is patient-centered—responding effectively to our individual values, preferences and goals.

Expanding patients' engagement in their care has been shown to help improve both clinical outcomes and the overall healthcare experience for patients and providers.

Across the nation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is engaging providers, insurers, policy-makers and patients with a shared vision for a healthcare system that is truly designed around the needs of the people it serves.

Drawing on programs working to advance different aspects of patient-centered care, this collection includes resources aimed at helping to make healthcare information more accessible, deepen relationships between patients and providers, and provide patients greater ownership of their care.