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Ambulatory Health Care, Office-Based Surgery

Helping You Choose Quality Ambulatory Care

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When you need ambulatory care, you should find out some information to help you choose the best ambulatory care provider for you or your loved one.

Related Topics: Helping You Choose Guides, Patient Education, Ambulatory Health Care, General Public, How to Choose an Accreditor

10/18/2013

Home Care

Helping You Choose Quality Hospice Care

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When you need hospice care, you should find out some information to help you choose the best hospice care for you or your loved one.

Related Topics: General Public, How to Choose an Accreditor, Home Care, Helping You Choose Guides, Hospice, Patient Education

09/13/2013

Nursing Care Center

Helping You Choose Quality Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Services

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When you need nursing care or rehabilitation, you should find out some information to help you choose the best nursing and rehabilitation center for you or your loved one. Nursing and rehabilitation centers are also known as nursing homes.

Related Topics: How to Choose an Accreditor, General Public, Helping You Choose Guides, Patient Education, Nursing Home, Nursing Care Center

09/13/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Helping You Choose Quality Hospital Care

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When you need care in a hospital, and it is not an emergency, you should take time to find out some information to help you choose the best hospital for you or your loved one.

Related Topics: Patient Education, Helping You Choose Guides, Hospital, How to Choose an Accreditor, General Public

09/13/2013

Home Care

Helping You Choose Quality Home Care Services

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When you need health care services at your home, you should find out some information to help you choose the best home care services for you or your loved one.

Related Topics: Patient Education, Helping You Choose Guides, Hospice, General Public, How to Choose an Accreditor, Home Care

09/13/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety

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This tested, evidence-based guide helps hospitals work as partners with patients and families around four specific strategies. Each strategy contains an implementation handbook and tools for patients, families, and clinicians.

Related Topics: Patient Engagement, Research Resources, Palliative Care, Patient Safety, Patient Education, Hospital

07/17/2013

Ambulatory Health Care, Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Services, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Speak Up: Five Things You Can Do To Prevent Infection

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Avoiding contagious diseases like the common cold, strep throat, and the flu is important to everyone. Here are five easy things you can do to fight the spread of infection.

Related Topics: General Public, Health Care Staffing, Disease-Specific Care, Critical Access Hospital, Laboratory Services, Hospital, Infection Control, Home Care, Behavioral Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, Speak Up Infection Control, Speak Up, Nursing Care Center, Patient Education, Patient Education Infection, Health Care-Associated Infections

11/30/2012

Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory Services, Nursing Care Center, Home Care

Improving Patient and Worker Safety

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Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation

 
Health care professionals whose focus is on patient safety are very familiar with these alarming and frequently cited statistics from the Institute of Medicine: medical errors result in the death of between 44,000 and 98,000 patients every year.

Related Topics: Home Care, Hospital, Laboratory Services, Behavioral Health Care, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Patient Safety, Patient Education, Research Resources, Patient Safety Monograph

11/19/2012

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Speak Up: Dialysis - Five ways to be active in your care at the hospital

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As a dialysis patient, you have a routine. You go to a dialysis center for dialysis or perform your own dialysis at home. You are actively involved in the daily care of your condition.

Related Topics: General Public, Speak Up, Patient Rights, Patient Education

03/09/2011

You: The Smart Patient

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“You: The Smart Patient: An Insider’s Handbook For Getting The Best Treatment” is being published by Free Press, a division of Simon and Schuster, and represents a clear departure from the typical...

Related Topics: Patient Rights, Patient Safety, Patient Education, General Public

10/01/2010

Patient 101: How to Find Reliable Health Information

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Patient 101: How to Find Reliable Health Information

Related Topics: General Public, Patient Education

04/12/2008

Critical Access Hospitals

Assessing the Quality of Care in Critical Access Hospitals Brochure

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The Joint Commission: Assessing the Quality of Care in Critical Access Hospitals - What does Joint Commission accreditation of my critical access hospital mean to me?

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Patient Education

10/19/2007

Nursing Care Center

Assessing the Quality of Nursing Home Services Brochure

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Assessing the Quality of Nursing Home Services Brochure

Related Topics: Brochure, Nursing Home, Patient Education, Nursing Care Center

10/19/2007

Hospitals

The Joint Commission - Assessing the Quality of Care in Hospitals

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What does Joint Commission Accreditation of my hospital mean to me?

Related Topics: Hospital, Patient Education, Quality

05/25/2007

Speak Up: My Medication List Wallet Card - Expanded

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List all of your prescription medicines,over-the-counter medicines (for example, aspirin) vitamins, herbs diet supplements, natural remedies, amount of alcohol you drink each day or week, ...

Related Topics: Speak Up, Patient Education, Medication Errors, General Public

02/07/2007

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