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2018 Sherman Award

Addressing Social Drivers of Children’s Health

Editor’s note: Dayton Children’s Hospital received the 2018 Sherman Citation for Excellence in Pediatric Patient Engagement for its Family Resource Connection program. Co-sponsored by Taylor Healthcare and the IHI/NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, the citation is a new honor focused on pediatric facilities. It was awarded at the IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress in May. Dayton Children’s program helps families address non-medical barriers to […]

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Jessica Saunders Jessica Saunders is the director of the Office of Community Health and Engagement Programs at Dayton Children's Hospital. She is responsible for the overall direction and coordination of Dayton Children's child health and wellness efforts in the community, including the Dayton Asthma Alliance and the Family Resource Connection social needs screening and referral program. Jessica also leads the community health needs assessment research, planning and priority area program implementation as well as the community benefit programming of Dayton Children’s. In her tenure at Dayton Children’s, she has coordinated internal, regional, state and national organizations and resources to provide specific programs designed to prevent illness, injury and other harm and improve the health of children. She serves on multiple community boards addressing children’s health and education and is adjunct faculty for both the University of Dayton Department of Political Science Master's in Public Administration and the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Department of Population & Public Health Sciences.

Jessica Saunders has 3 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org


2018 Sherman Award

Winners to be Announced Shortly

Winners and finalists for the 2018 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement will be announced this afternoon, Thursday, May 24, at the IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress and posted here. The Sherman Award is conferred by Taylor Healthcare and the IHI/NPSF Lucian Leape Institute on behalf of EngagingPatients.org, the online community that sponsors the award. […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 40 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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2018 Sherman Award

Countdown to Sherman Award Nominations: Two More Weeks

The nomination period for the 2018 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement will close on Thurs, March 8. Given annually since 2014, the award recognizes efforts to foster and improve the engagement of patients and family members across all settings: inpatient and ambulatory care facilities, physician offices, long-term care settings, pharmacies, home care, schools, […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 40 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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2018 Sherman Award

Prepare to Nominate the Best in Patient and Family Engagement

Next month, after the holidays have been celebrated and the New Year embraced, nominations will open for the 2018 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement. Now is the perfect time to review this past year’s projects, challenges and accomplishments, and find those individuals and programs that stand out for their efforts to engage patients […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 40 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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