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Patient and family advisory councils. The Massachusetts experience.

Wachenheim D. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. December 8, 2015.

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January 6, 2016
Wachenheim D. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. December 8, 2015.

Patient and family advisory councils are considered valuable method to help hospitals develop patient-centered safety strategies. In 2008, Massachusetts mandated that every hospital should have such a council in place. This magazine article discusses the 5-year evolution of the strategy and reveals insights regarding how states and organizations can learn from the Massachusetts experience to support wide-scale implementation of patient and family advisory councils.