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By Kimberly Mitchell | Thursday, May 14, 2015
IHI’s Cindy Hupke, BSN, MBA, is director for IHI's Transforming the Primary Care Practice seminar. In this blog post, Hupke describes how the team-based approach IHI has espoused for over 15 years has become the gold standard as the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model becomes more prevalent.I sometimes think about how little time most patients spend with their health care providers. Of the 5,000 waking hours in a year, even a person with a chronic health condition might only spend a few h ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Primary Care, Patient Engagement, Teamwork, Teamwork and Communication
By John Gauthier | Monday, Apr 28, 2014
IHI Lead for Public and Patient Engagement Martha Hayward is faculty for the IHI Expedition on Patient and Family Advisors Getting the Most Out of Your Partnership. In this interview with IHI project assistant Sarah Konstantino, she talks about the keys to identifying the most effective patient and family advisors. Q Why is it so important to have patient and family advisors?I am really glad you asked me that question because most people jump to the idea that the most important thing is having a ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Engage Patients and Families in Care, Engage Patients and Families in Improvement, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient/Family Member, Family caregivers and caregiving - all aspects, Family Health Team, Patient & Family Centered Care, Patient Engagement, Senior Leader/Administrator
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