The Brave New World of Patient Involvement in Care

Posted by Wayne Sensor on 4/14/15 10:15 AM


It’s no secret to anyone that health care is an ever-evolving industry. But some people and organizations in health care are stepping into the brave new world of inviting patient and family advisors to partner on projects related to quality and safety.

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Topics: Post-acute Care, Care Coordination, Care Transitions, Patient and Family Engagement, Patient Satisfaction, Health-care IT

Part II: Four Steps to Maintain Patient Engagement after Discharge

Posted by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA on 5/5/14 12:37 PM

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part blog series. Read the first blog here.

In my blog last week, I talked about the fact that engaging patients in their care is essential to care quality, increasing patient satisfaction and achieving positive patient outcomes.

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Topics: Post-acute Care, Care Coordination, Care Transitions, Patient and Family Engagement, Patient Satisfaction