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Patient Safety

Patient Safety Resources:

  • AHRQ Consumer/Patient Information - Info on hospital safety, insurance and health plans, prescription medications, and surgery safety. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - AHRQ)
  • ISMP Alerts for Patients - Info on cancer treatments, taking medication safely, medication samples, and medication reviews. (ISMP)
  • NCQA HealthChoices - Quality ratings on health plans. (NCQA)
  • NPSF Patient Resources - Tips for keeping yourself and your loved ones safe. (NPSF)
  • Healthcare 411 - Info about the latest research findings, news, and consumer information in health care from AHRQ.

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