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Partnering with Patients and Families to Strengthen Approaches to the Opioid Epidemic

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IPFCC’s latest White Paper outlines a vision for eliciting and responding to the needs and priorities of patients and families impacted by this serious public health issue. It includes current examples of partnerships that address the epidemic and provides six specific recommendations to strengthen further collaboration. The White Paper builds on the Patient and Family Advisor (PFA) Summit on the Opioid Epidemic held in June 2018 – a joint endeavor of IPFCC and PFCCpartners.
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Strategically Advancing Patient and Family Advisory Councils in New York State Hospitals

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A new NYSHealth-funded report by IPFCC addresses gaps in knowledge about PFACs in New York state. While focusing on New York, the findings describing the landscape of hospital-based PFACs, as well as their prevalence and variation in characteristics will be of interest to all. The report describes PFACs' performance and impact on hospital strategy and operations and correlation with experience of care and safety outcomes.
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