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Alicia Cole

Does your doctor wash their hands?

Check out this great new video about hand hygiene practices by health care workers created by the Alliance for Safety Awareness for Patients.

Categories: Hospital Infections/ Superbugs, Medical Errors
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California Safe Patient activists celebrate progress and testify at Medical Board of California meeting

A week ago, our Consumers Union (CU) Safe Patient Project staff went to sunny California to meet with our network of activists that are working to protect CA patients from medical harm. Find out what we did!

Categories: C. diff, Doctor Accountability, Hospital Infections/ Superbugs, Medical Errors, MRSA
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California activists urge lawmakers to reform California Medical Board

In March 2013, Consumers Union’s Safe Patient Project organized a small but powerful gathering of eight California consumer advocates in Sacramento to discuss patient safety issues related to California’s medical board sunset review process, hospital infections, and more. One advocate who attended, Alicia Cole, sent a terrific email about the meeting that we decided to post it as a guest blog.

Categories: Doctor Accountability
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