Helpful Info from the Oliver Center
- Cautious Patient Foundation
- FDA Enforcement Report
- FDA Medication Errors Page
- Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care
- Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
- Joint Commission
- Leap Frog
- National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)
Patient Tools and Resources for Going to the Hospital or the Doctor's Office
- Your Doctor's Advice
- My Chart
Now you can use your cell phone to record what your doctor or other healthcare provider says and listen to it later whenever you want!
MyChart is a secure electronic way to access your health information and communicate with your UTMB health care team. It is a convenient, confidential online connection tool. All you need is internet access and an email account.
The 2012-2013 Oliver Center Award program is focused on quality improvment. Stay tuned for the announcement of selected participants in August.
The Oliver Center promotes healthy habits. Check out this "Speak Up" video from the Joint Commission.
The Oliver Center awarded Dr. Rana Bonds a one-year grant to test the implementation of a program where patient's are videotaped practicing using their medical devices, sent home with those videos, and reminded regularly to watch them. We hope this expanded patient education will help patients comply with treatment and properly administer their important medications.
In partnership with the Cautious Patient Foundation the Oliver Center has started a pilot project with the Departments of Hematology/Oncology and Family Medicine to try the service "Your Doctor's Advice" with current UTMB patients.
In May 2009, the Oliver Center provided funding to the Department of Hematology/Oncology to provide digital recorders for UTMB patients who are receiving cancer treatment. Read more...