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AHA Twitter chat Monday on patient engagement

September 13, 2013

AHA will host a Twitter Chat Monday on effective strategies to engage patients and families, based on the 2012 AHA Committee on Research report “Engaging Health Care Users: A Framework for Healthy Individuals and Communities.” Leading the chat will be AHA Board Chair Benjamin Chu, M.D., group president for Kaiser Permanente’s southern California and Hawaii regions and co-chair of the report committee, which focused on how to engage health care users to improve outcomes and reduce health care costs. To participate in the chat, at 11 a.m. Eastern Time, follow the AHA on Twitter @AHAhospitals and insert the hashtag #AHAengage in any tweets.