Institute for Healthcare Improvement (Link)
Person-and Family-Centered Care: Usher in a new era of partnerships between clinicians and individuals; and the shared goal is optimal functional health and quality of life.
Centers for Disease Prevention Resources (PDF)
Strategies for Involving Parents in School Health.
Individual and Family Engagement in the Medicaid Population (PDF)
Link to resource.
National Quality Forum (Link)
Person-and Family Centered Care: the extent to which patients and their families are involved in making decisions and feel prepared to manage their conditions is critical to improving quality and reducing cost. Link to resources and related NQF work.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Link)
Patient and Family Engagement Resources. Items for patients/persons, policy and governance from the Partnership for Patients innovation.
Engaging Health Care Users: A Framework for Healthy Individuals and Communities (AHA Report) (Link)
To improve the health of people and communities, hospitals must become more “activist” in their orientation and move “upstream”—that is, they must do more to engage patients earlier in the disease process.
Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (IPOST) (Link)
The Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment, known as IPOST, is a double-sided, one-page document, salmon in color that allows a person to communicate their preferences for key life-sustaining treatment.
Iowa Department of Public Health, Patient-Centered Health Advisory Council (Link)
The Patient-Centered Health Advisory Council serves as a key resource for feedback and recommendations to IDPH, the legislature, and other stakeholders on issues related to implementation of Affordable Care Act initiatives in Iowa. Additionally, the Patient-Centered Health Advisory Council and Office of Health Care Transformation (OHCT) staff including community health care partners.