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The 7th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships in Care, Interprofessional Education, and Research

The 7th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Partnerships in Care, Interprofessional Education, and Research will be held July 25-27, 2016, in New York. It will showcase innovative and exemplary programs dedicated to collaboration among health care professionals, patients and families, and other care partners. The Conference will provide opportunities to address emerging issues in patient- and family-centered care, at the direct care level—as well as at the organizational, community, regional, and national levels. Presenters will include those working or advising in hospitals, primary care settings, specialty ambulatory settings, long-term care communities, community-based programs, public health and mental health agencies, patient- and family-led organizations, research institutes, and schools of medicine, nursing, and other health and helping professions will present. The conference will feature formal and informal meetings, including plenary sessions, concurrent breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and poster presentations.

The Call for Abstracts for this exciting meeting is now available! For more information, visit the Call for Abstracts webpage. Abstract submission deadline, Extended to August 7, 2015.

IPFCC invites you to submit an abstract featuring the best of your organization's patient- and family-centered care programs and practices.

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Moving Forward with Patient- and Family-Centered Care
An Intensive Training Seminar Partnerships for Quality & Safety

This seminar provides three days of comprehensive and practical sessions designed to help administrative leaders, physicians, nurses and other clinical staff, and patients and families advisors become effective agents for patient- and family-centered change in their institutions. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to begin to transform health care within community organizations, hospitals, ambulatory care settings, and community practices health systems to address the challenges and recommendations discussed in the Institute of Medicine's report, Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century and more recently, the National Priorities Partners report, National Goals and Priorities: Aligning Our Efforts to Transform America's Healthcare.

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Patient Panel

Patient and Family Panel, Fall 2014 IPFCC Seminar

Webinars

Webinar Schedule

The Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care offers webinars on a variety of topics. Webinars are generally either an hour, or an hour and a half, and include presentations by Institute faculty members and nationally recognized experts, with the opportunity for participants to ask questions and discuss the topic. The Institute's webinars offer an economical way to enhance your organization's understanding and practice of patient- and family-centered care. Pay for one call-in line and convene a group of any size in one room to participate on that line. For more intensive training opportunities, check out the Institute's Intensive Training Seminars, described below.

Who should attend the webinars?
Health care administrators, hospital directors, and program coordinators charged with implementing patient- and family-centered initiatives, and patient and family members who want to improve quality and safety.

Each webinar will offer a variety of resources and tools.

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