Quality & Patient Safety

A matter of understanding

Briefings on Accreditation and Quality, September 1, 2012

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Cultural awareness has risen to the top of healthcare development and concerns in recent years. Ensuring that patients' needs are met, that they understand the ­education given to them, that appropriate translation services are provided-all of these components and more must be built into a facility's plans to provide the ­highest-quality care possible.

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