Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She’s Got a Ticket To Go Home. http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories/ShesGotaTicketToGoHome.aspx . Updated 2014. Accessed July 25, 2014. In March 2004, the staff at Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in Seattle, Washington, decided there was a better way to keep patients and families informed and engaged with the discharge planning. Most of the 23 patients in VMMC’s Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit receive a “Ticket Home” in the form of a white laminated board that’s placed in front of each patient’s bed.

August 8, 2019

Transforming Care at the Bedside: She’s Got a Ticket to Go Home

Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She’s Got a Ticket To Go Home. http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories/ShesGotaTicketToGoHome.aspx . Updated 2014. Accessed July 25, 2014. In March 2004, the staff at Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in Seattle, Washington, decided there was a better way to keep patients and families informed and engaged with the discharge […]
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Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She's Got a Ticket To Go Home. http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories/ShesGotaTicketToGoHome.aspx . Updated 2014. Accessed July 25, 2014. In March 2004, the staff at Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) in Seattle, Washington, decided there was a better way to keep patients and families informed and engaged with the discharge planning. Most of the 23 patients in VMMC’s Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit receive a “Ticket Home” in the form of a white laminated board that’s placed in front of each patient’s bed.
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http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories/ShesGotaTicketToGoHome.aspx

August 8, 2019

UMassMemorial Preadmission Medications List verification and Order Form (Medication Reconciliation)

UMass Memorial Medical Center. Preadmission Medication List Verification and Order Form (Medication Reconciliation). Http://www.macoalition.org/Initiatives/RecMeds/UMassReconcilForm.doc. Accessed 7/9/14. This form/process has been introduced to facilitate providers getting patients on the most accurate list of medications at admission, transfer, and discharge—the times when medication errors are most likely to occur. Careful attention to […]
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UMass Memorial Medical Center. Preadmission Medication List Verification and Order Form (Medication Reconciliation). Http://www.macoalition.org/Initiatives/RecMeds/UMassReconcilForm.doc. Accessed 7/9/14. This form/process has been introduced to facilitate providers getting patients on the most accurate list of medications at admission, transfer, and discharge—the times when medication errors are most likely to occur. Careful attention to this process has been shown to result in fewer errors and reduction in harm to patients.
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http://www.macoalition.org/Initiatives/RecMeds/UMassReconcilForm.doc

August 8, 2019

Medication Reconciliation Form: Baptist Hospital

Baptist Memorial Hospital. Medication Reconciliation Form. Http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/BMHMemphisMedicationReconciliationForm.aspx. Published May 2005. Accessed 7/9/14. As a participant in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Reducing High Hazard Adverse Drug Events Breakthrough Series Collaborative, the Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis campus has tested this tool on a pilot population to decrease their rate of unreconciled […]
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Baptist Memorial Hospital. Medication Reconciliation Form. Http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/BMHMemphisMedicationReconciliationForm.aspx. Published May 2005. Accessed 7/9/14. As a participant in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Reducing High Hazard Adverse Drug Events Breakthrough Series Collaborative, the Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis campus has tested this tool on a pilot population to decrease their rate of unreconciled medications in order to improve patient safety.
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http://www.ihi.org/knowledge/Pages/Tools/BMHMemphisMedicationReconciliationForm.aspx

August 7, 2019

Transforming Care at the Bedside How-to Guide: Creating an Ideal Transition Home for Patients with Heart Failure

Nielsen GA, Bartely A, Coleman E, Resar R, Rutherford P, Souw D, Taylor J. Transforming Care at the Bedside How-to Guide: Creating an Ideal Transition Home for Patients with Heart Failure. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/TCABHowToGuideTransitionHomeforHF.aspx. 2008. Accessed August 7, 2014. Institute for Healthcare Improvement (in collaboration with […]
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Nielsen GA, Bartely A, Coleman E, Resar R, Rutherford P, Souw D, Taylor J. Transforming Care at the Bedside How-to Guide: Creating an Ideal Transition Home for Patients with Heart Failure. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/TCABHowToGuideTransitionHomeforHF.aspx. 2008. Accessed August 7, 2014. Institute for Healthcare Improvement (in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Launched in 2003, Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). One of the most promising changes that has been developed within TCAB is “creating an ideal transition home” for patients who are being discharged from medical and surgical units within hospitals. This How-to Guide builds upon relevant research and published literature, and integrates what TCAB hospitals have learned as they strive to dramatically improve the quality of care for patients discharged from the hospital to home or to another health care facility.
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http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools/TCABHowToGuideTransitionHomeforHF.aspx

August 7, 2019

Shared Care Plan

Shared Care Plan.Sharedcareplan.org. [Tool]. https://www.sharedcareplan.org/OtherPages/Phms.aspx. Published [No Date Specified]. Updated 2013. Accessed December 11, 2014. The Shared Care Plan is a free, easy-to-use, Shared Care Plan record that lets you organize and store vital health information. You can share this information with your family, physicians and others you feel should […]
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Shared Care Plan.Sharedcareplan.org. [Tool]. https://www.sharedcareplan.org/OtherPages/Phms.aspx. Published [No Date Specified]. Updated 2013. Accessed December 11, 2014. The Shared Care Plan is a free, easy-to-use, Shared Care Plan record that lets you organize and store vital health information. You can share this information with your family, physicians and others you feel should have access to this information. The Shared Care Plan is also much more — it is a self-management care plan, improving your understanding of your own health. It can help you manage chronic conditions, coordinate the care of others, and improve your health. Whether you are living with a chronic condition or are a healthy athlete, the Shared Care Plan can benefit you.
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https://www.sharedcareplan.org/OtherPages/Phms.aspx

August 7, 2019

CAPS: Taking Charge of Your Healthcare: Your Path to Being an Empowered Patient

This is a journal-like bi-fold booklet that guides patients and family members to collect their thoughts and ask the right questions. By using this tool, they will have what they need to know and do before leaving the hospital in an easy to use and update format. A cover page […]
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This is a journal-like bi-fold booklet that guides patients and family members to collect their thoughts and ask the right questions. By using this tool, they will have what they need to know and do before leaving the hospital in an easy to use and update format. A cover page allows for the patient to record their thoughts and keep them private
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http://patientsafety.org/file_depot/0-10000000/20000-30000/24986/folder/85204/Booklet.pdf

August 7, 2019

CAPS: Talking to Your Doctor or Nurse

A handy list that gives patients and their advocates advice and tips for making the most of their conversations with their doctor or nurse, wherever such conversations occur.
A handy list that gives patients and their advocates advice and tips for making the most of their conversations with their doctor or nurse, wherever such conversations occur.
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http://www.patientsafety.org/file_depot/0-10000000/20000-30000/24986/folder/85204/Talking_to_Your_Doctor.pdf

August 7, 2019

CAPS Brochure: The Emotional Side of Healthcare: Six Tips for Talking to Your Doctor

A tri-fold brochure presenting six strategies for coping with conversations that often feel stressful for patients and families. This can also serve as a reminder or educational tool for healthcare team members to raise their sensitivity to the emotional realities patients bring with them as they talk to their doctor […]
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A tri-fold brochure presenting six strategies for coping with conversations that often feel stressful for patients and families. This can also serve as a reminder or educational tool for healthcare team members to raise their sensitivity to the emotional realities patients bring with them as they talk to their doctor or nurse.
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http://www.patientsafety.org/file_depot/0-10000000/20000-30000/24986/folder/85204/Emotional_brochure.pdf

August 7, 2019

CAPS Poster: The Emotional Side of Healthcare: Six Tips for Talking to Your Doctor

A condensed poster version of the brochure that lists the six tips for communicating with your doctor.
A condensed poster version of the brochure that lists the six tips for communicating with your doctor.
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http://www.patientsafety.org/file_depot/0-10000000/20000-30000/24986/folder/85204/Doctor_Poster_White.pdf

August 7, 2019

CAPS Poster: The Emotional Side of Healthcare: Six Tips for Talking to Your Healthcare Team

A condensed poster version of the brochure that lists the six tips for communicating with your healthcare team.
A condensed poster version of the brochure that lists the six tips for communicating with your healthcare team.
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http://www.patientsafety.org/file_depot/0-10000000/20000-30000/24986/folder/85204/Team_Poster_White.pdf