Patient Advisor Placements/Projects
Today, patients are presented with more health care options than ever before. How are you supposed to know which is right for you? At Henry Ford, our Patient-Engaged Research Center (PERC) is dedicated to listening to our patients to improve the way we treat diseases and conditions.
We currently offer many projects that help us learn about what we can do for you -- to provide the best possible outcomes for your diseases or condition. Projects focus on a various topics and may change as we continue to learn how to best provide patient care.
Below lists active placements that Patient Advisors currently are serving on. Availability for these placements vary and new placements are often developed throughout the year. The details associated with each placement is brief. To view more details, please read the Annual Summary report.
Patient & Family Advisory Council (PFAC): 10-15 Patient Advisors on council co-led by patients/caregivers and HFH team member(s). Council meets regularly and focuses on process improvement with feedback from patients/caregivers.
Types of PFACs:
Individual Committees: Involving 1-2 Patient Advisors to existing department committee/council meetings to add patient/caregiver perspective.
- Cardiac Rehab Committee
- Comprehensive Stroke Program
- Critical Care Committee
- High Reliability/Care Experience/HR Culture
- Palliative Care
- Patient Education Committee
- Quality Safety & Reliability Council
- Supportive Care Committee
- Pursing Equity Patient Care Committee (PEPC)
- I-MPACT Congestive Heart Failure (discontinued 2022)