Take 5: Busting the Myths about Engaging Patients and Families in Patient Safety

The Joint Commission, with input from its Patient and Family Advisory Council, recently released a white paper, titled- “Busting the Myths about Engaging Patients and Families in Patient Safety.” The objective of this paper is to dispel myths about the sharing of information with patients and their families.

Mark A. Crafton, MPA, MT(ASCP), executive director in the department of State & External Relations for The Joint Commission, discusses the key myths that are addressed, and how this white paper correlates with The Joint Commission’s mission of getting to zero patient harm. [6:21]