Family Engagement Guide: The Role of Family Health Partners in Quality Improvement Within a Pediatric Medical Home

Patient- and family-centered medical homes encourage a cooperative partnership between doctors, nurses, other medical staff and the patients’ families to provide the best possible care for children. One way to demonstrate family-centered care in a pediatric medical home is to invite families to assist with evaluating, planning and improving the practice. Family Health Partners can play an integral role in a practice’s transformation into a medical home and in its continuous quality improvement.