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Md. embraces patient-centered care

Md. embraces patient-centered care

Marylanders should be proud of the leadership demonstrated by the Health Services Cost Review Commission ("Better care for less," June 30). Maryland's hospitals and others involved in the Medicare waiver have the potential to transform our state's health care delivery system and to serve as a national model. To achieve that potential, we must increase our individual understanding of, and engagement in, our own health care. That is particularly true for those most directly impacted by this waiver, including our older populations and their caregivers. How do we do that when, as your editorial pointed out, the waiver is mind-numbingly complex? Navigating those...