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Sherman Award

Sherman Award Recognizes Innovation in Patient Engagement

The Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement recognizes innovative programs that focus on building stronger engagement through deeper, more meaningful communication and relationships with patients and families. The award is conferred annually by Taylor Healthcare and the National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute on behalf of EngagingPatients.org. The winners and finalists were announced […]

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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.

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Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement

What We’ve Learned: Recognizing the Best in Patient and Family Engagement Programs

EngagingPatients.org created the Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement in 2014 as part of our ongoing mission to share best practices in patient engagement. Very simply, we believe improving communication and boosting patient and family engagement will result in better care, advance patient safety and improve outcomes. What we didn’t know until we dove […]

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Arundi Venkayya Arundi Venkayya is marketing and public relations manager for Taylor Healthcare, curator of EngagingPatients.org and administrator of the Sherman Award program which recognizes excellence in patient and family engagement. Before joining Taylor Healthcare, Arundi was an editor at the Dayton Daily News and served as public relations manager for Dayton Children's Hospital.

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The Transformation of Healthcare

A Retrospective on Patient Engagement: Following the Journey to Excellence

Having recently completed my third year on the judging panel for the John Q. Sherman (JQS) Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement (proffered by EngagingPatients.org in partnership with the National Patient Safety Foundation), it’s a great time to reflect on the evolution of patient engagement as evidenced in the nominations. Since its inception, the JQS […]

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Pamela Greenhouse, VP, Clinical Operations, Wellbridge Health Pamela has 25+ years of leadership experience in healthcare operations, spanning the continuum of care (ambulatory, acute, rehabilitation, home care and long-term care). She joined Wellbridge Health, Inc. (wellbridgehealth.com) in 2016 as Vice-President, Clinical Operations. Wellbridge Health is a care management solutions company, the goal of which is to reduce hospital re-admissions and avoidable ER visits through integrated methods of tele-monitoring and health coaching by social workers and nurses. Ms. Greenhouse has co-authored over 30 papers in peer-reviewed scholarly journals with a focus on improving care delivery, patient centered care, patient engagement, and experienced based design. She has spoken nationally and internationally on these topics, as well. She holds an M.B.A. in Organizational Behavior.

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The Path to Better Care

Engaging Patients: 7 Lessons We’ve Learned

Since joining the EngagingPatients.org team in December 2014, I have been routinely astonished and impressed by the remarkable work being done throughout the country to improve the way patients are engaged in their own healthcare. Your passion and commitment to improving patient outcomes is pervasive and the enthusiasm convey through each project is contagious. But […]

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Arundi Venkayya Arundi Venkayya is marketing and public relations manager for Taylor Healthcare, curator of EngagingPatients.org and administrator of the Sherman Award program which recognizes excellence in patient and family engagement. Before joining Taylor Healthcare, Arundi was an editor at the Dayton Daily News and served as public relations manager for Dayton Children's Hospital.

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From the Editorial Team

Saluting Those Who Serve

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, the staff and contributors of EngagingPatients.org are pausing to honor our Nation’s military, past and present. Best wishes to you and your families for a safe and happy holiday. You can watch for further insights on engaging patients next Thursday, May 29.

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Christine Winters Curator of EngagingPatients.org, Christine has a passion for healthcare -- enhancing the patient experience and patient safety. As an advocate for family members with Alzheimer's and heart disease, she takes a personal interest in the transformation of healthcare and looks for opportunities to play a role.

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