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Safe Patient Activist Calls Attention to #DocsOnProbation Campaign in New Op-Ed

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.

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Real Stories: What One Medical Error Did To My Daughter

Read how one medical error changed a young woman’s life forever.

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What One Medical Error Did To My Daughter

Read how one medical error changed a young woman’s life forever.

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“Docs on Probation” Guest Post: We Need Transparency for Doctors

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.

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Our New California “Docs on Probation” campaign fights for patients’ right to know

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.

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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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Consumers Union Letter to Susan Bonilla, Chair of Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee on AB 1886

Consumers Union urges the chair to vote yes on A.B. 1886 (Eggman), which would remove arbitrary and unwarranted time limits on the availability to patients of important information regarding California physicians.

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