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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, How to Choose an Accreditor, Patient Education, General Public, Ambulatory Health Care

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

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, How to Choose an Accreditor, Helping You Choose Guides, Hospital, 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: Helping You Choose Guides, Hospice, Patient Education, How to Choose an Accreditor, General Public, 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 Education, Patient Safety, Hospital, Patient Engagement, Research Resources, Palliative Care

07/17/2013

Hospitals, Behavioral Health Care, Laboratory , 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: Patient Safety Monograph, Research Resources, Nursing Care Center, Monograph, Laboratory Accreditation Program, Patient Safety, Patient Education, Behavioral Health Care, Home Care, Hospital

11/19/2012

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 Safety, Patient Education, Patient Rights, 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: Patient Education, Nursing Home, Nursing Care Center, Brochure

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