Quality Field Notes: Patient Engagement Resource Guide

This resource guide provides a list of patient-friendly materials to help people chose high-quality care, manage their health care conditions, and make informed decisions regarding hospital and emergency care. The guide also provides clinicians with resources to engage patients in their own care and involve them in other aspects of health care delivery.


Resources on Increasing Patient Engagement

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Issue Brief: Engaging Patients Improves Health and Health Care

This issue brief presents key lessons about what’s working in Aligning Forces for Quality communities to improve the quality and value of health care by engaging patients.

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Case Studies for Engaging Patients in Care

This set of case studies explores how five Aligning Forces for Quality communities engaged patients in their care.

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Quality Field Notes: Patient Engagement Interview Photos

An Interview With Jessica Osborne-Stafsnes and Melissa Jones

We sat down with Jessica Osborne-Stafsnes, project co-director, and Melissa Jones, project director for Aligning Forces Humboldt, to discuss insights into engaging patients.

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A Multidimensional Framework for Patient and Family Engagement in Health and Health Care

Patient Engagement Framework

This flowchart provides a multidimensional framework for patient and family engagement in health and health care.

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