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patient and family engagement

Webinar participants heard how experts from Premier’s Quest 2020 collaborative have positively impacted the patient experience and how this has reflected in HCAHPS.

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patient and family engagement

Social media is a two-way street, and essential hospitals understand the value of social platforms, such as Twitter, to monitor and respond to patient feedback and use those interactions to improve care and the care experience.

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patient and family engagement

Learn how a Patient-Centered Medical Home model has helped improve an essential hospital's health outcomes.

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patient and family engagement

Learn how one hospital's quality transparency initiative is helping to meet the public's growing demand for information.

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patient and family engagement

Learn how a patient-centered and recovery-oriented approach helped increase Kings County Hospital Center’s patient engagement and their ability to measure group efficacy.

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patient and family engagement
patient and family engagement
patient and family engagement

We're making progress in the fight against sepsis - and essential hospitals are doing their part - but we still have much work left to do.

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patient and family engagement
patient and family engagement
patient and family engagement
patient and family engagement

Webinar on reducing sepsis through early detection, patient and family engagement, and evidence-based management

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patient and family engagement

Effort, spearheaded by Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, virtually eliminated early term deliveries with patient, physician engagement

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patient and family engagement
patient and family engagement

The first of four installments in the Patient Experience (HCAHPS) Forum

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patient and family engagement
patient and family engagement

Growing evidence shows that engaging patients and their families in care produces safer patient care and better outcomes

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patient and family engagement

We as hospitals need to be truly welcoming places where families and loved ones are included as essential to patient care. Here's how we did it at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in California.

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patient and family engagement

Drawing on lessons from its Family Health Center, San Francisco General Hospital recommends targeted recruitment, supportive staff liaisons, regular meetings, incentives, and recognition to ensure success when creating patient advisory boards.

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patient and family engagement

Models should use evidence-based social and behavioral insights to increase engagement in health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries, Medicaid beneficiaries, dual-eligible patients, and/or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries.

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patient and family engagement
patient and family engagement

Boston Medical Center has released an update to Project RED, their toolkit focused on discharge safety and reducing hospital readmissions. Included is a new chapter that provides guidance to hospitals on how to best integrate family caregivers into the discharge plan.

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patient and family engagement

This is the fifth blog in a series highlighting how the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services is helping patients better navigate their care.

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patient and family engagement

The final webinar of the Better Together: Partnership with Families Program

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patient and family engagement

The third of four webinars from the Better Together: Partnership with Families Program

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patient and family engagement

The second of four webinars from the Better Together: Partnership with Families Program

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patient and family engagement

Webinar #1 of 4 in the Better Together: Partnership with Families Program

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patient and family engagement

A recent study published in the journal Healthcare identified a set of emotion words that had consistent meanings for patients, families, and health care workers.

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patient and family engagement

This was the fourth webinar in this Patient and Family Engagement series, which focused on bedside care.

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patient and family engagement

Provide culturally and linguistically appropriate care and overcome language barriers

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patient and family engagement

About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.