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Pulse Center for Patient Safety Advocacy & Education. June 6, 13 and 20, 2018, 6:00-9:00 PM, Levittown, NY.
Patient and family engagement has been advocated to improve safety in hospitals. However, not all individuals are necessarily prepared to assume this role. This program is designed to help patient advocates navigate the care system to contribute to patient safety.
Communicating Clearly About Medicines: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2017.
Patient and family empowerment as agents of ambulatory care safety and quality.
Roter DL, Wolff J, Wu A, Hannawa AF. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26:508-512.
Patients and families as teachers: a mixed methods assessment of a collaborative learning model for medical error disclosure and prevention.
Langer T, Martinez W, Browning DM, Varrin P, Sarnoff Lee B, Bell SK. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:615-625.
The Ask Me to Explain campaign: a 90-day intervention to promote patient and family involvement in care in a pediatric emergency department.
Tothy AS, Limper HM, Driscoll J, Bittick N, Howell MD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42:281-286.
2015 Rosenthal Symposium: Protecting Patients: Advances and Future Directions in Patient Safety.
National Academy of Medicine. December 10, 2015; National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington, DC.
Improving Patient and Family Engagement in US Hospitals.
Health Research and Educational Trust. September 15, 2015.
The wisdom of patients and families: ignore it at our peril.
Donaldson LJ. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:603-604.
Patient Safety and Incident Management Toolkit.
Edmonton, AB: Canadian Patient Safety Institute. June 2015.
Safety Is Personal: Partnering With Patients and Families for the Safest Care.
NPSF Lucian Leape Institute Roundtable on Consumer Engagement in Patient Safety. Boston, MA: National Patient Safety Foundation; March 2014.
Promoting engagement by patients and families to reduce adverse events in acute care settings: a systematic review.
Berger Z, Flickinger TE, Pfoh E, Martinez KA, Dy SM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:548-555.
Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; June 2013.
Quick Tips--When Planning for Surgery.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2012. AHRQ Publication No. 01-0040d.
Harm to Healing—Partnering with Patients Who Have Been Harmed.
Trew M, Nettleton S, Flemons W. Edmonton, AB, Canada: Canadian Patient Safety Institute; June 2012.
Patients' and family members' views on how clinicians enact and how they should enact incident disclosure: the "100 patient stories" qualitative study.
Iedema R, Allen S, Britton K, et al. BMJ. 2011;343:d4423.
Medical mystery: alcoholism didn’t cause man’s diabetes and cirrhosis.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. June 13, 2011:E1.
Patient safety: a consumer's perspective.
Hovey RB, Dvorak ML, Burton T, et al. Qual Health Res. 2011;21:662-672.
Achieving an Exceptional Patient and Family Experience of Inpatient Hospital Care.
Balik B, Conway J, Zipperer L, Watson J. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2011.
Talking with Patients and Families about Medical Error: A Guide for Education and Practice.
Truog RD, Browning DM, Johnson JA, Gallagher TH. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2011. ISBN: 0801898048.
Healthcare 411. The Patient Perspective.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. September 29, 2010.
The faces of medical error...from tears to transparency.
The Empowered Patient Coalition; 2010.
A new structure of attention? Open disclosure of adverse events to patients and their families.
Iedema R, Jorm C, Wakefield J, Ryan C, Sorensen R. J Lang Social Psychol. 2009;28:139-157.
The You CAN campaign: teamwork training for patients and families in ambulatory oncology.
Weingart SN, Simchowitz B, Kahlert Eng T, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:63-71.
Patients' and family members' experiences of open disclosure following adverse events.
Iedema R, Sorensen R, Manias E, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2008;20:421-432.
When it's surgery, don't get it wrong.
Grant T. Washington Post. July 22, 2008:HE01
Partnering with Patients and Families to Design a Patient- and Family-Centered Health Care System: Recommendations and Promising Practices.
Johnson B, Abraham M, Conway J, et al. Bethesda, MD: Institute for Family-Centered Care; April 2008.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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