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Media Coverage (Asbury Park Press) (April 28, 2015)
Your Role in Family-Centered Health Care

In The News in 2014...

Media Coverage

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) (October, 2014)
Viewpoint: Better Together: Partnering With Families Across the Continuum of Care

Ontario Morning, CBC (September 24, 2014)
No Restrictive Visiting Hours (Audio - starts 27:43)

Global News (September 23, 2014)
Why Canadian Hospitals are Getting Rid of Visitor Hours

Global News (September 22, 2014)
Hospitals Doing Away with Visiting Hours (Video)

Sun News Network (September 22, 2014)
Push on for 24-7 Hospital Visits

Newstalk 1010 (September 22, 2014)
Group Says Hospitals Should Have Unrestricted Visiting Hours

The London Free Press (September 21, 2014)
Improved Access Helps With Health

The Tommy Schnurmacher Show on CHAD 800 AM News Talk Radio (July 30, 2014)
Joanna Kaufman is interviewed about IPFCC's Better Together campaign.

The Globe and Mail (July 29, 2014)
A Look at How Eliminating Visiting Hours Played Out for Kingston General Hospital (Video)

The Globe and Mail (July 27, 2014)
Hospitals Are Parting With Visiting Hours As They Move Toward More Patient-Centred Care

Modern Healthcare (July 12, 2014)
Make Hospital Visiting Hours 24/7

New York Times blog, The New Old Age (July 11, 2014)
A Move to Extend Visiting Hours at Hospitals

The Vancouver Sun (July 7, 2014)
The End to Hospital Visiting Hours: A Mixed Blessing?

HealthLeaders Media (July 2, 2014)
Hospitals Urged to Review Visitation Policies

The Vancouver Sun (July 2, 2014)
Providence Hospitals Remove Restrictions on Visiting Hours

Safety Net Hospitals Blog (July 2, 2014)
We Are Indeed Better Together

Eye on Annapolis (July 1, 2014)
AAMC Recognized for Patient Visitation Policy

Walnut Creek Patch (June 29, 2014)
'Visitor' No More! Contra Costa Hospital Earns National Acclaim for Dropping 'Family Visiting Hours'

Martinez News-Gazette (June 28, 2014)
County Hospital Nationally Recognized

New Yorkers for Patient and Family Empowerment (June 27, 2014)
Patient & Family Lauds National Effort for Patient Choice in Visiting

Memphis Daily News (June 27, 2014)
Methodist Le Bonheur Honored for Patient Care (June 26, 2014)
Contra Costa County Hospital Nationally Recognized for Welcoming Policy

Consumer Reports (June 25, 2014)
Hospital Visiting Hours Should Never End

Michigan Public Radio (June 24, 2014)
'Visiting Hours' Are Not Over at a Rising Number of Michigan Hospitals

Press Releases

Alberta Health Services (June 26, 2014)
South Health Campus Recognized for Top Care (June 25, 2014)
UW Health: UW Hospital and Clinics one of 12 honored nationally for "culture shift" for patients and families

UWHealth (June 25, 2014)
UW Hospital and Clinics Lauded for Exemplary Visitation Policies

Anne Arundel Medical Center (June 25, 2014)
Hospital Honored for Eliminating Restrictive Visiting Policies

Contra Costa Medical Center (June 24, 2014)
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Nationally Recognized for Welcoming Policy

University of Michigan Health System (June 24, 2014)
UMHHC Awarded for Engaging Patients as Partners in Care, Eliminating Restrictive Visiting Policies

Partner Website and Media Coverage

Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
CFHI Better Together Website Section
CFHI Better Together Media Coverage