The Proclamation, which was timed to coincide with National Patient Safety Awareness Week, was read by Lt Governor Brad Owens on March 9 in Olympia The Coalition’s Medication Safety Group, including several University ... Read More..
The Institute for Patient- and Family- Centered Care has a great set of resources and tools to change the concept of families as “visitors” to families as partners, and recognizes the University of Washington Medical Center as an exemplar facility.
As part of an ongoing effort to empower patients to be informed partners with their health care providers, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has taken action to give patients ... Read More..
When making health care decisions, patients are often faced with two extremes. One approach is simply asking patients to make care choices based on their own ideas of care. This assumes a patient understands their condition and has obtained good information about their choices. ... Read More.