PRAXIS Resource Repository

Search our extensive library of COPD care and readmissions reduction resources, including best practices, research articles, educational materials and toolkits.

Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety

Resource Type: Toolkits
0 Comments   |   Like 1 Likes

This guide was developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to promote increased engagement by patients and families in their health care. Patient and family engagement has been shown to lead to measurable improvements in safety and quality. This toolkit is intended to help hospitals work as partners with patients and caregivers through empowerment and improved communication on continuity of care and discharge planning.

View Resource
Citation: Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety. AHRQ website. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/engagingfamilies/guide.html. Published June 2013. Accessed August 10, 2015.
care coordination caregiver & community evaluation & quality improvement hospitalization patient education patient experience promising practices

No Comments



You need to login to comment.

Join Us on COPD360social

Sign In to Participate
Or register to become a member
21% of Patients Readmitted