Approved Jan 30, 2020
The Patient Empowerment Work Group promotes and amplifies the viewpoint of patients and their caregivers in HL7’s standards work, in support of the HL7 mission.
Approved Feb 20, 2020
In the past decade the culture of medicine has begun to recognize that healthcare value is measured by the person getting care: the consumer, the patient, and the family. The recipients of care inevitably have a different perspective than those creating and working in the healthcare system, and that perspective needs to be included by direct participation of patients and caregivers in the standards process.
This group participates in standards work with specific focus on the patient perspective. We do this by:
See our Priorities page.
PE has no formal relationships with other HL7 groups, though numerous are anticipated.
PE has no formal relationships with groups outside of HL7.