Tag Archives: families

A Roadmap for Patient and Family Engagement

Blog post by Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and American Institutes for Research As the U.S. health care system tackles the Triple Aim of better experiences of care, better population health and lower costs, it is imperative for health professionals to meaningfully partner with patients and families—bringing patient and family voices to decisions about care, […]

#HCLDR Chat – April 16 2013 – Involving Family in Care

As a patient, having the physical and emotional support of family members is critical. They are our advocates, our translators, our errand-runners, our shoulders-to-cry-on, and our connection to the outside world. This article from eHow: “The Role of the Family in Health Care” says it succinctly: The family plays an important role in a patient’s […]