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Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety

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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.

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Citation: Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety. AHRQ website. Published June 2013. Accessed August 10, 2015.
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