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IHI Releases Patient Safety Toolkit

Blog Post IHI Releases Patient Safety Toolkit Toolkit establishes framework for keeping patients safe Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org In the journey to keep patients safe, there are many potential stumbling blocks. As recently as 2016, some experts said that foreign objects were left inside patients as many as 39 times … Read moreIHI Releases Patient Safety Toolkit

What is Patient Engagement?

Blog Post What is Patient Engagement? At its core, engagement is focused on improving outcomes and reducing costs Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org It has been almost 20 years since the Institute of Medicine report, “Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century,” which set the stage … Read moreWhat is Patient Engagement?

What Legislation about Surprise Medical Bills Could Mean to You

Blog Post What Legislation about Surprise Medical Bills Could Mean Congress pushing forward with legislation to address the unexpected bills Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org Surprise medical bills are top of mind for patients and lawmakers, as is the desire to prevent them. Medical billing is a complicated, complex process with … Read moreWhat Legislation about Surprise Medical Bills Could Mean to You

Leverage Color to Save Time and Money in Healthcare Labeling

Blog Post Achieve clear communication with color labels Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Chelsea Youngquist Director of Marketing Improvements to patient safety are always a priority for healthcare providers, as are creating efficiencies, reducing errors and ensuring good patient experiences. A comprehensive label design and printing strategy can reduce or mitigate medical errors and improve workflow. … Read moreLeverage Color to Save Time and Money in Healthcare Labeling

New Proposed Rule Addressing Healthcare Accessibility on the Horizon

Blog Post New Proposed Rule Addressing Healthcare Accessibility on the Horizon Department of Justice opposes current Section 1557 of ACA Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org In April, the Department of Justice came out against Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), deeming it unlawful. Portions of Section 1557 have been … Read moreNew Proposed Rule Addressing Healthcare Accessibility on the Horizon

End-of-Life Care Planning is Patient Engagement, Too

Blog Post End-of-Life Care Planning is Patient Engagement, Too Having difficult conversations now can ease burdens in the future Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Susan Carr Co-curator, EngagingPatients.org Editor’s Note: This entry is the first in a series of pieces about end-of-life care planning featured on EngagingPatients.org. Anticipating and planning for the future is an important … Read moreEnd-of-Life Care Planning is Patient Engagement, Too

Positive Patient ID is the Cornerstone of Patient Safety

White Paper Positive Patient ID is the Cornerstone of Patient Safety Misidentification can cause medical errors, death Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Arundi Venkayya Curator of EngagingPatients.org “It doesn’t take a lot of mental energy to notice out of the corner of your eye that this record shows a young white woman, and you’re treating an … Read morePositive Patient ID is the Cornerstone of Patient Safety

White Paper: Labels Save Lives

White Paper White Paper: Labels Save Lives Why pharmacy label design matters Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Chelsea Youngquist Director of Marketing Patient safety is a top goal of all healthcare providers and is foundational to good patient experiences and positive outcomes. Good information design and clear communication can play major roles in saving time and … Read moreWhite Paper: Labels Save Lives

Are Employee Engagement Issues Affecting the Safety of Your Patients?

Blog Post Are Employee Engagement Issues Affecting the Safety of Your Patients? Dissatisfied employees can impact patient satisfaction Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pinterest Chelsea Youngquist Director of Marketing Improving the safety of your patients is a top priority and the baseline for a good patient experience. You can’t provide patient satisfaction and exceptional experiences if you … Read moreAre Employee Engagement Issues Affecting the Safety of Your Patients?