Hospitalized patients' participation and its impact on quality of care and patient safety.

@article{Weingart2011HospitalizedPP,
  title={Hospitalized patients' participation and its impact on quality of care and patient safety.},
  author={Saul N. Weingart and Junya Zhu and Laurel Chiappetta and Sherri Oliver Stuver and Eric C. Schneider and Arnold M. Epstein and Jo Ann David-Kasdan and Catherine L Annas and Floyd J. Fowler and Joel S. Weissman},
  journal={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={269-77}
}
OBJECTIVE To understand the extent to which hospitalized patients participate in their care, and the association of patient participation with quality of care and patient safety. DESIGN Random sample telephone survey and medical record review. SETTING US acute care hospitals in 2003. PARTICIPANTS A total of 2025 recently hospitalized adults. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Hospitalized patients reported participation in their own care, assessments of overall quality of care and the presence of… CONTINUE READING