HEALTHCARE EQUITY AND YOU

Consumers Advancing Patient Safety Presents: HEALTHCARE EQUITY AND YOU What can YOU do to achieve equitable outcomes? HealthCare Equity and YOU – A CAPS Perspectives Series Webinar The first Webinar in the CAPS Perspectives Series featured Erica Gollett-Steed, MBA and Ronald Wyatt, MD sharing their insights into how you as a patient or clinician can…

CAPS Book Club

I read Bottle of Lies – The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom by Katherine Eban. It traces the frightening lack of effective oversight and integrity in the Generic Medicine supply chain. My family has likely been impacted by poor quality generics. This reads as a true to life thriller. I was impressed that…

Please See Me

Did you know: Please See Me is an online literary journal that features health- and healthcare-related stories in the form of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and digital media, including photography, podcasts, and short films. At the heart of the publication is the cultivation of meaningful patient–provider partnerships in the spirit of wellness. To that end,…

CAPS at Work

CAPS provided Patient and Family Engagement technical support to the Hospital Engagement Networks (2012-2015) and Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (2015-2020) programs and the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (2015-2019). These programs were efforts made by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (the Innovation Center). The HEN, HIIN and TCPI programs focused on improving Patient Safety,…

MedStar Patient Safety Lecture

“Giving patients more of a voice in healthcare is hugely important” – Marty Hatlie Marty Hatlie, CAPS founder and board member, participated on a panel at the MedStar Crouse Patient Safety Lecture on October 2, 2019. Hatlie joined patient safety legends Dr. Lucian Leape, professor emeritus of the Harvard School of Public Health, and Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Deputy Undersecretary…

Message From Lisa

Last June the CAPS Board honored me by asking me to be the Executive Director of your CAPS organization. I’ve been working with CAPS in Patient and Family Engagement consulting and developing Education events for six years. My advocacy was a response to my now adult child’s lifelong chronic complex medical needs. Professionally, my background…