Patient and Family Engagement Resource Compendium

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Patient and Family Engagement Resource Compendium

Description

The Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) developed this compendium to link patient and family engagement concepts and strategies to available resources. The compendium resources are designed to support hospital efforts to partner with patients and families to improve health care quality. 

The compendium includes the following sections:

  • Leadership
  • Organizational assessments
  • Patient and family advisory council/committee: resources for hospitals
  • Partnering to improve the quality of care
  • Engaging patients and families during the hospital stay
  • Health literacy: resources for providers
  • Health literacy: resources to help patients communicate with providers and manage medications
  • Health literacy: resources to help patients prevent adverse events in the hospital
  • Shared decisionmaking
  • Engaging to reduce disparities

Developer:

Health Research & Educational Trust; American Hospital Association

Funding Sources:

Health Research & Educational Trust

History

Release Date: 2015
Date Verified: 02/23/16
Original Summary: June 2016

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