Patient & Consumer Engagement

Maine Quality Counts (QC) strategic priority in Patient & Consumer Engagement is to foster meaningful consumer engagement in transforming health and health care in Maine. We are doing this through consumer leadership in health system transformation at a multitude of levels and through different activities.

Patient & Consumer Engagement

Maine Quality Counts (QC) strategic priority in Patient & Consumer Engagement is to foster meaningful consumer engagement in transforming health and health care in Maine. We are doing this through consumer leadership in health system transformation at a multitude of levels and through different activities.

Patient & Consumer Engagement

Maine Quality Counts (QC) is helping people become more effectively involved in improving their health and their health care.

How are we helping people become more effectively involved in improving their health and health care?  Here's how:


QC Programs/Initiatives for Patients/Consumers

                           

Better Health.  Better ME! Guide Better Health.  Better ME! Guide - helps people take that first step to become engaged, empowered and enabled to improve their health, complete with listing out what questions you should be asking your health care provider.
Choosing Wisely Campaign Choosing Wisely - helps patients and physicians engage in conversations about the overuse of tests and procedures and supports efforts to help patients make smart and effective care choices.
Maine Quality Counts Pathways to Health Brochures Maine PATHWAY to health Brochures – helps people become more informed on how to stay healthy, provides practical information to take charge of their diabetes and/or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Patient Centered Medical Home primary care Maine Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Pilot – Primary Care practices are engaging patients and families through Patient & Family Leadership Teams to put the needs of the patient first.  It’s a way to provide better, more personal care.

 



Get Answers, Get Connected to Community Programs

Connect to Community Programs

 

Maine Community Programs – help people learn to live well or become more involved in improving their health through educational workshops and classes. They can help people learn ways to maintain their health and wellness or assist them if they are on a journey to get well.

 


 

Partners Helping People

Maine Community Organizations can help!  

Maine Community Programs – help people learn to live well or become more involved in improving their health through educational workshops and classes. They can help people learn ways to maintain their health and wellness or assist them if they are on a journey to get well.

      

 


 

 Involving YOU in Shaping our Programs & Efforts

Maine Quality Counts Board of Directors

Maine Community Organizations – work with Maine Quality Counts to promote patient/consumer engagement to help provide people with information to become engaged, empowered and enabled to improve their health.

 

Consumer Advisory Council QC Consumer Advisory Council Council members attend regular meetings of the group and provide their input and guidance to ensure that all QC programs and initiatives appropriately reflect the patient/consumer perspective and that the organization effectively partners with patients/consumers.