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A Surprising Way to Avoid Medical Errors in the Hospital

Most of us have a bad waiter or waitress experience. Maybe they were rude, made a mistake with your dish, or overcharged you. Similarly, people have had less than optimal experiences in the hospital, as a patient or family member of a patient.

Categories: Doctor Accountability, Hospital Infections/ Superbugs, Medical Errors
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What to Do if You Have a Concern about Quality in a Connecticut Hospital

This tip sheet explains steps you can take within the hospital to deal with your concerns about quality of care. It tells you how to contact the places that regulate or oversee hospitals.

Categories: Hospital Infections/ Superbugs, Medical Errors
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How To Stay Safe During Your Next Hospital Visit

Interview with manager of Consumers Union’s Safe Patient Project, Lisa McGiffert, on hospital Safety.

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How Safe is Your Hospital in Washington

Local NPR station in Seattle has posted an interactive maps, tables and charts of hospital performance measures.

Categories: Hospital Infections/ Superbugs, Medical Errors
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