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Exhibit 14. Topics Addressed by the Tools, Organized by Component

Guide to Patient and Family Engagement: Environmental Scan Report

Guide componentMain topics covered
Component 1: Patient and family "active involvement"
  • Safety (general issues, medication, surgery).
  • Communicating with providers.
  • Be informed/active patient.
  • Care coordination.
  • Infection prevention.
Component 2: Patient and family "organizational partnership"
  • Information about programs.
  • Descriptions of patient/family members' roles.
Component 3: Health professional
  • Communicating with patients.
  • Infection control.
  • Partnering with patients at an organizational level.
  • Team work and communication with other providers.
Component 4: Leadership and implementation
  • Organizational change.
  • Guidance specific to patient safety or patient-centered care.

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Page last reviewed May 2012
Internet Citation: Exhibit 14. Topics Addressed by the Tools, Organized by Component: Guide to Patient and Family Engagement: Environmental Scan Report. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/ptfamilyscan/ptfamilyex14.html