Quality & Patient Safety

Working Together to Make Healthcare Better: Partnership for Patients-NJ 2012-2016

An update on the progress made over the course of five years of quality improvement work.

Partnership for Patients
3-Year Report
New Jersey hospitals are on a constant quest to improve the quality of care they provide to their patients. This report measures the one-year progress of New Jersey's Partnership for Patients initiative. View
Partnership for Patients
1-Year Update
Catheter Care and Infection Control Staying Safe While Using an Indwelling Urinary Catheter (For Patients) English Español
Working Together to Eliminate Healthcare-Acquired Infections Brochure & Poster Available in Eng. & Spanish. Educates patients on the importance of practicing proper hand hygiene and various steps to help eliminate some common healthcare acquired-infections. English Español
It's Your Healthcare, Be Involved! A tool to help patients and their families manage aspects of their healthcare, including information on managing their medications, what to do if they have to go to the hospital, and what to do after they are discharged. English Español
Help us Protect Your Skin Informing you and your family about pressure ulcers and how you can assist your healthcare providers in preventing them. English Español
Fall Prevention & Partnering to Prevent Falls in the Hospital Don't let the fear of falling stop you from living your life to the fullest! It is up to you to change your lifestyle in the appropriate way. Stay active, live in a safe environment and stay educated. English Español
Control Your Diabetes Better You are the most important member of your healthcare team. English Español
Heart Failure You can improve your own quality of life tremendously with a few lifestyle changes: English Español
Newborn Screening Protecting Your Baby's Health English Español
Let Nature Take its Course Talk to your doctor, nurse or midwife about the risks of choosing to have your baby early. English Español
Pressure Ulcer Collaborative Button & Brochure "Wanted – NO ULCERS" Button and/or "Help us Protect Your Skin" Brochure Order
Standardizing Color Codes for Patient Risk Factors Brochure, Poster, Toolkit Helps transition your organization's patient risk color-code system and educate staff, patients and families. Included are posters, sample policy language, a presentation, handouts, FAQ for staff training, and a patient/family brochure. Order
When Should I Go to the Emergency Room? Where do you go if you or your child get sick? Should you go to the ER if its not an emergency? English Español