CRITERIA for nomination:
o Family/Friend caregiver is closely involved with patient’s care
o Family/Friend caregiver’s patient has gone through one or more transfers from one site to another
o Family/Friend caregiver’s patient has a complex health history
o Family caregiver is English speaking
NOTE: You are free to nominate caregivers without nominating their patients, and vice versa.
For people you nominate, please contact them to inform them that we will be calling to:
o Talk about this state-wide project to improve the accuracy and timeliness of the health information their providers receive.
o Arrange a time to have a conversation to ask their opinion about the kind of information they believe is important for care providers to know about their health status when their care is transferred from one place to another (e.g. clinic to hospital; hospital to home health agency).
o Inform them that this will be completely confidential.