Take 5: Informed Consent - Beyond a Signature

Informed consent is a vital component of establishing quality, patient-centered healthcare. The Joint Commission is committed to providing support in the area of informed consent by offering resources in an effort to improve both patient understanding and communication between the patient and clinician. Dr. Ronald M. Wyatt, MD, MHA, Patient Safety Officer and Medical Director in the Office of Quality and Patient Safety, discusses more. [5:08]