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3. Appropriateness

Healthcare is considered ‘appropriate’ when it puts the patient’s needs and expectations first and is culturally appropriate. In addition, consumers are treated with dignity, confidentiality and encouraged to participate in choices related to their care. Appropriate healthcare may be measured by patient reported experiences (PREMs).

Indicators within this dimension will be included in future releases of the AHPF.