24-Hour Report Template

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 by

    Communicating consistently between shifts in long-term and post-acute care environments can often be a challenge due to changes in staffing, a mixture of acute and existing diagnoses and individual interpretation of what is vital information to exchange. This easy to use 24-hour report sheet enhances communication between nurses, assures compliance of documentation and

    A practical resource for any teams struggling with internal communication. Based on the experiences of Planetree health centers around the world, the 12 tips break down a variety of common communication challenges and offer up specific solutions for overcoming them.    

    This webinar, presented by Planetree International President Susan Frampton, explores opportunities for healthcare systems to respond to consumers’ evolving expectations and preferences for how healthcare is delivered.    

Person-Centered Technology Assessment

Thursday, 04 January 2018 by

    How can you put technology to use in a way that maximizes its capacity to advance your organization’s person-centered culture? Planetree’s Person-Centered Technology Assessment tool guides your team through an intentional approach to selecting, implementing and evaluating any new technologies based on how the tools serve human needs and facilitate relationships.    

Compassion In Action Quality Check

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 by

    Compassionate interactions establish the basis for trusting partnerships that encourage patient and family engagement. Indeed, the presence of compassion in healthcare organizations is tied to improved outcomes, faster recovery, a decrease in medical errors, improved patient experiences and enhanced well-being and vitality of healthcare professionals. In order to address organizational performance of compassion,

    Five common responses team members may have to change with specific guidance for leaders on how best to engage in order to create the desired results.    

Teach Back 2.0 Teaching Tool

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 by

    This document introduces the concept of Teach Back 2.0 as an extension of the standard teach back methodology. Teach Back 2.0 personalizes the teach back practice, validating not only a patient’s comprehension of information but also their ability to apply the knowledge to their life. This teaching tool outlines 6 steps of Teach

    How one hospital optimizes the value of the Planetree Conference by having all their conference attendees deliver a “mini conference” for their colleagues and the hospital leadership. An idea brilliant in its simplicity, the mini-conference engages conferences attendees as not only information gatherers at the conference, but also information disseminators upon their return.

    This toolkit as created BY patient and family advisors FOR patient and family advisors — and for the healthcare leaders who work with them. Organized around the conceptual model of patient engagement in research, it provides practical guidance for meaningfully involving patients and families throughout the research life cycle — from deciding what

    In this document, we summarize common barriers and challenges that PFACs have to engaging in research and ways that they have found to overcome them.    

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