Quality & Safety
Dr. Scheurer describes MUSC’s commitment to Quality & Safety.
Patient-and Family-Centered Care means patients, their families, doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals form a partnership that benefits everyone. A “family member” is recognized as anyone whom patients regard as significant in their lives. Families are not considered visitors, but essential participants in care and decisions that affect the total healing of the patient. The core concepts of patient-and family- centered care are:
The ultimate goal of patient- and family-centered care is to create partnerships among health care practitioners, patients and families that will lead to the best outcomes and enhance the quality and safety of health care.
Here are some ways MUSC Health makes working together possible.