Tag Archives: Long term care

2019 Sherman Award

Showcasing Excellence in Patient Engagement

Editor’s note: The nomination period for the 2019 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement will open on Thurs., January 24 – one week from today. 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 […]


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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Better Care Across the Continuum

Changing the Culture of Aging Care – We Have Far to Go

I spoke at two conferences recently and came away from each with perspectives that suggest we have a long way to go in making progress toward dementia, including Alzheimer’s care. Accounting for Dementia At an annual conference of healthcare executives in Chicago, if there was one, there were 10 population health-related seminars on the agenda. […]


Anthony Cirillo, FACHE Anthony is president of The Aging Experience. He helps organizations craft experiences and seize opportunities the mature marketplace. He helps family caregivers thrive and individuals make educated aging decisions. A consultant and professional speaker, Anthony is a monthly contributor on The Charlotte Today program, the about.com expert in Senior Care, an executive board member of CCAL, and a member of the Dementia Action Alliance. In his home community, he participates in Huntersville CARES, a dementia-friendly community initiative, and is a board member of the Lake Norman Family Health Clinic. As someone who helped launch the patient experience movement, Anthony has a unique ability to envision the future state of health care, see solutions before others see problems and formulate answers before people understand the question. He has been called innovative, inventive, original and resourceful. He provides logical support for futuristic thinking and makes difficult to understand ideas easier for people to comprehend. Anthony can connect the dots in healthcare. CEOs retain him for big- picture thinking.

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Paths to a Better Care Experience

The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care

The definition of patient experience closes with a critical phrase. One gaining increased attention as people talk about the subject of patient experience. Those words – across the continuum of care – anchor the definition with a clear statement that individuals do not simply frame their healthcare encounters in single clinical moments, but rather across […]


Jason A. Wolf, President, The Beryl Institute Jason is a passionate champion and recognized expert on patient experience improvement, organizational effectiveness and change, and sustaining high performance in healthcare. As President of The Beryl Institute, Jason has led the growth of the organization from a powerful idea for improvement in healthcare to an organization now recognized as a leading global community of practice and thought leader on improving the patient experience, engaging over 38,000 people in more than 50 countries. Jason is also the founding Editor of the Patient Experience Journal, the first open-access, peer-reviewed journal committed to research and practice in patient experience improvement. Prior to joining the Institute, Jason designed and led the organization change, service, and leadership development strategies with HCA and conducted groundbreaking research to identify the characteristics of high performance healthcare organizations. Jason is a sought after speaker and an author of numerous articles and publications including two recent books on organization culture, change and performance in healthcare.

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Best Practices and Methodologies

Charles Morris, Enhancing Life for Residents in Long Term Care from Day One

The decision to move to a skilled nursing or rehabilitation facility can be difficult for both resident and family. Assuring a smooth transition from home or hospital is essential to putting the individual, spouse and family at ease and creating a positive experience. That’s been our central focus for Charles Morris Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation […]