A Canadian Take on the International Patient Engagement Revolution

Healthc Q. 2018 Dec;21(SP):1-6. doi: 10.12927/hcq.2018.25643.


This Special Issue of Healthcare Quarterly aims to provide an overview of patient and family engagement in healthcare system improvement. It brings together experts (patients, clinicians, researchers, policy makers) from across the country tasked with sharing their experiential learning regarding engagement in the Canadian healthcare system. A team of experts from the Netherlands was added to this group of authors to provide insights into European developments in this area.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Introductory Journal Article

MeSH terms

  • Canada
  • Family
  • Humans
  • Patient Participation / methods*
  • Quality Improvement*
  • Quality of Health Care*