Important Things to Know Before You Go Into the Hospital


Excellent patient information that can be self-read by patients or caregivers or presented to a group of consumers/patients. The example includes information about reasons for hospitalizations, expectations about discharge, recovery, and readmissions, “four things” to know and do in order to ensure recovery, and resources for supporting patients before, during, and after hospitalization.


Program planners and managers, as well as professionals directly involved in supporting patients before, during, or after hospitalization. Consumers/patients are the ultimate audience for “Important Things to Know . . .”

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This example information contains resources that are specific to Washington State, but the example could be modified to suit other regions.

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