sábado, 10 de mayo de 2014

Patient- and Family-Centered Care Innovations | AHRQ Innovations Exchange

Patient- and Family-Centered Care Innovations | AHRQ Innovations Exchange

AHRQ Health Care Innovations

Patient- and Family-Centered Care InnovationsPatient- and Family-Centered Care Innovations

Patient- and family-centered care is an approach to health care planning, delivery, and evaluation that encourages patient involvement and partnership among health care providers, patients, and families. Important concepts include respect and dignity, information sharing, participation, and collaboration.

The featured Innovations describe three programs that integrated principles of patient- and family-centered care into the delivery of services, contributing to better outcomes and greater patient satisfaction.

The featured QualityTools include a toolbox to assist health care professionals in implementing and meeting patient- and family-centered care goals, a tool for providers to assess their own ability to integrate patients and family members into the care process, and evidence-based strategies for hospitals to implement patient- and family-centered care practices.

Featured Innovations:

Featured QualityTools:

 Always Events® Toolbox
Developed by Picker Institute, Inc.
 Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety
Developed by American Institutes for Research; Consumers Advancing Patient Safety; Health Research & Educational Trust; Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care; The Joint Commission
 Patient- and Family-Centered Care Organizational Self-Assessment Tool
Developed by Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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