Long-Term Care Improvement Guide

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A compendium of resident-centered practices and practical culture change tools contributed by long-term care communities with well-established cultures of resident-centered care.    

  A compendium of patient-centered practices and practical implementation tools contributed by hospitals with well-established cultures of patient-centered care.        

  Different structures and approaches organizations can take to engage patient and family partners in ongoing improvement work.        

What If Worksheet

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A worksheet developed to be an exercise for healthcare professionals and volunteer patient and family advisors to complete collaboratively. It is designed to encourage councils to break out of their comfort zones and to take on new, potentially intimidating, but high impact improvement initiatives.    

  A white paper that details practical approaches for re-engineering new employee orientation to emphasize “mission critical content.”        

Staff Meeting Template

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A tool for structuring more effective staff meetings. Tab One of the worksheet includes a standardized template for creating agendas and capturing minutes. Tab Two provides a framework for engaging staff and leadership in the process.    

  A resource for those seeking to build will among colleagues for adopting the practice of shared medical records.        

Shared Medical Record Quality Check

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  This 10-question Quality Checking Tool was developed by Planetree to support organizations in assessing the quality of their shared medical record policy and execution of the practice, and to help identify opportunities for strengthening the ways you partner with patients and family members to maximize access to information and patient and family engagement in

Shared Medical Record Primer

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  A comprehensive implementation tool for hospitals adopting the practice of shared medical records. Includes evidence to build the case for the practice, sample implementation tools and practical guidance for overcoming common implementation pitfalls.        

  This document maps out an 8-step process for implementing shared medical records.        

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