Advancing Effective Communicationcommunication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care Quality Safety Equity

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Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care A Roadmap for Hospitals Quality Safety Equity A Roadmap for Hospitals Project Staff Amy Wilson-Stronks, M.P.P., Project Director, Health Disparities, Division of Quality Measurement and Research, The Joint Commission. Paul Schyve, M.D., Senior Vice President, The Joint Commission Christina L. Cordero, Ph.D., M.P.H., Associate Project Director, Division of Standards and Survey Methods, The Joint Commission Isa Rodriguez, Project Coordinator, Division of Quality Measurement and Research, The Joint Commission Mara Youdelman, J.D., L.L.M., Senior Attorney, National Health Law Program Project Advisors Maureen Carr, M.B.A., Project…show more content…
...........................................................................................................................................4 To Help Inform Policy ....................................................................................................................................................................4 To Evaluate Compliance with Relevant Laws, Regulations, and Standards ..................................................................................6 Chapter 1: Admission............................................................................................9 Recommended Issues and Related Practice Examples to Address During Admission ......................................................................9 Inform patients of their rights..........................................................................................................................................................9 Identify the patient’s preferred language for discussing health care ............................................................................................10 Identify whether the patient has a sensory or communication need ............................................................................................10 Determine whether the patient needs assistance completing admission forms ..........................................................................11 Collect patient race and ethnicity data in the medical record

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