VHA National Center for Patient Safety
The Daily Plan
You, the patient are the only constant in the health care system who is always present and yet least likely to be included as a resource. The Daily Plan® can change that!
The Daily Plan® enhances patient safety by involving you in your care. We use a single document that outlines what you can expect on a specific day of hospitalization or outpatient visit, which a provider, such as a nurse or physician will discuss with you. The Daily Plan® is essentially a road map that lets you see, in black and white, what to expect on a particular day.
The Daily Plan mayinclude:
- Diagnostic tests
- And more...