WELCOME and INTRODUCTION Date and location of event. Partnering for Empowerment. Partnering for Patient Empowerment through Community Awareness (PPECA) project Encourage patient/provider partnerships Foster community partnerships Inform consumers and librarians on patient safety awareness
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WELCOME and INTRODUCTION Date and location of event
Partnering for Empowerment • Partnering for Patient Empowerment through Community Awareness (PPECA) project • Encourage patient/providerpartnerships • Foster community partnerships • Inform consumers and librarians on patient safety awareness • Web Site www.galter.northwestern.edu/ppeca/
Chicago, IL Chicago Public Library / Bessie Coleman Branch Mercy Hospital and Medical Ctr Dixon, IL Dixon Public Library Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital Harvey, IL Harvey Public Library System Ingalls Health System Schaumburg, IL The Schaumburg Township District Library Alexian Brothers Medical Ctr Skokie, IL The Skokie Public Library Rush North Shore Medical Ctr Library/Hospital Partnerships
Who? • Name of Library and Hospital Partner • Consumers Advancing Patient Safety (CAPS) • Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine • Zipperer Project Management • Funded by: National Library of Medicine Regional Office
Why? • Patient safety has emerged as a major public health challenge. • Patients, families, and advocates are a part of the system that delivers care. • An informed and active consumer can improve their safety as a patient or as a patient’s representative.
How We’ll Help You Get There • Module 1: One Person’s Story • Roxanne Goeltz: President and Cofounder, Consumers Advancing Patient Safety • Module 2: A Context for Safety • Hospital representative • Module 3: The Clinical Side of Safety • Hospital representative • Module 4: Prepared with Information • Medical or consumer health librarian as appropriate • Questions