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By Catherine Mather | Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
One thing many caregivers have in common is that they are faced with managing complex medical tasks they never imagined doing, like administering pills and injections, performing wound care, and managing nutrition.


Tag(s): Expedition, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Kate Lally | Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015
With an aging population that has more complex illness, providers, health systems, and others in non-hospital settings are struggling with how to best care for these patients. Palliative care provided throughout the care continuum can be part of the answer, says Dr. Kate Lally, Care New England Health System Director of Palliative Care.


Tag(s): End-of-Life Care, Expedition, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Kimberly Mitchell | Monday, Jul 28, 2014
"Fully engaging patients and families in multidisciplinary rounds is not only better for patients, but it can also help with a range of issues for which hospitals are being held accountable," says Tammy Alvarez, MSN, RN, CCRN, faculty for the IHI Expedition on Engaging Patients and Families in Multidisciplinary Rounds. In this interview with IHI Communications Specialist Jo Ann Endo, she explains why effective rounding is more important than ever.Q Why is it so important to engage patients and f ... read full post


Tag(s): Patient and Family Centered Care, Patient and family engagement, engagement, Expedition
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