The first report of its kind, Consumer Reports has utilized CDC data on C-diff and MRSA infections to develop Ratings for more than 3,000 hospitals across the country.
Docs on Probation guest post by Michele Monserratt-Ramos, an activist with Consumers Union California Safe Patient Project.
ProPublica, an investigative non-profit newsroom, has released a new report publicizing the comparative individual data of the complication rates of upwards of 17,000 surgeons.
Marian Hollingsworth, an invaluable member of our California Safe Patient Network and active with our Docs on Probation campaign, is broadcasting our ongoing fight for patient safety in a new op-ed published by the Sacramento Bee.
Read how one medical error changed a young woman’s life forever.
If your doctor was on probation for sexual misconduct with a patient, would you want to know? What about offenses related to drug or alcohol addiction, or gross negligence? Unfortunately, in the state of California, that information is not easy to come by.
In less than a week since we launched our California online petition to require doctors on probation to inform their patients, we have received 4,700 signatures and our campaign was featured on San Diego’s KGTV news!
Consumer Reports releases a new report on antibiotic-resistant superbug infections, the first in a three-part series on America’s antibiotic crisis.
You have a right to choose whether you want to see a doctor who is on probation, and that’s why we are announcing a campaign aimed at getting the Medical Board of California to require that doctors tell their patients when they are on probation.
Consumers Union Safe Patient Project staff met with a terrific group of California activists in Los Angeles this month to share successes and brainstorm plans for future collaboration. Here are five things that these extraordinary individuals have accomplished.