Patient Family Engagement (PFE) should not be a separate or stand-alone initiative. It is a series of strategies to achieve current quality, safety, and experience goals within the organization. The first step is to determine the goals for your PFE program – determining the goals will make choosing strategies easier and the overall program more effective.
The below resources are available for hospitals, patients, and families to help assess their readiness for patient and family engagement:
The Foundation for Healthy Communities serves as the statewide leader and unified voice for New Hampshire’s hospitals and health systems. Founded in 1934, NHHA represents its members through advocacy, education and information in support of their mission to improve the health and well-being of the patients and communities they serve.