The PULSE Coalition for Support and Healthcare Reform

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PULSE of America

Health Care For All Colorado

PULSE OF COLORADO

PULSE of New York

Healthcare-Now

Health Care for All NOW

Maureens Mission

Mothers Against Medical Errors

Colorado Citizens for Accountability

Alicia Cole .Com

Repubicians for Single Payer

Nine-Nine-Oh-Nine!

PULSE OF DELMARVA

PULSE OF CALIFORNIA

PULSE NORTHWEST WASHINGTON OREGON

PULSE OF FLORIDA

 

News Articles

Health Reform and You
In Hospital Deaths from Medical Errors at 195,000 per Year USA
Medication Errors Injure 1.5 Million People Annually (IOM-Nat'l Academies, July '06)
Q: What Scares Doctors? A: Being the Patient (TIME.com, May 1, 2006)
When Doctors Say, "We're Sorry"(TIME.com)
10 ways to avoid outrageous hospital overcharges (MSN Money)
AARP - Fatal Mistakes (November 2004)
Dangers of Mixing Medications
Eight herbal medications pose potential dangers in surgical patients - Discontinuation Before Surgery Needed
Talking to Your Doctor-Medical Tests
Washington Monthly - Malpractice Makes Perfect
Program Coaxes Hospitals to See Treatments Under Their Noses (NY Times, 12/25/04)

Helpful Links
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ahrq.gov/qual/errback.htm
American Iatrogenic Association
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Drug Safety
Center for Justice & Democracy
Center for Medical Consumers

DiagKNOWsis
Drug Interactions
FamilyDoctor.org - Health Information for the Whole Family
Federation of State Medical Boards
Food and Drug Administration
Government Guide
Health Care Choices
HealthGrades
HealthNewsReview.org
Institute for Family-Centered Care
Institute for Healthcare Improvement IHI
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Joint Commission
Lab Tests Online
Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety
Mayo Clinic - Medical Information and Tools for Healthy Living
Medline Plus Health Information
MedQIC - Medicare Quality Improvement Community
National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)
National Center for Patient Safety
National Citizen's Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
National EmpowermenCenter
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
National Patient Safety Foundation
National Quality Forum - NQF
Opensecrets.org
Patient Safety Institute
Public Records Data Base
Radiology Info
Safetyleaders.org
sorryworks.net
WebMD - Better Information. Better Health.
World Health Organization

Other
Ask a Patient
Breast Site
Consumers Advancing Patient Safety

Consumer Justice Group
Families USA
Hospice Patient Alliance
Health Plan Navigator
Herbalgram.org
Maureen's Mission
Patient Advocate Foundation
People's Medical Society
Right to Know
Save The Patient
http://www.surgicalfire.org/

Voice4Patients

Mothers Against Medical Abuse

Mothers Against Medical Errors

Defective Drugs

 


 

Fighting Infections
Consumers Union
Hand Hygiene Reports and Hand Hygiene Education
Henry The Hand
Resources and information to reduce hospital infections

RID Reduce Infection Deaths

Alicia Cole .Com
Safe Care Campaign

 

Complaints
CMS Quality Improvement Organizations Regional Guide
CMS Mediation
Directory of State Medical Boards

In Your Area

California Healthcare Foundation
California Patient's Guide
Colorado Citizens for Accountability
Colorado Patient Safety Coaliton
CT Center for Patient Safety
Florida Patient Safety Corporation
Illinois FAIR - Families Advocating Injury Reduction
Illinois Patient Safety Organization
Texas Patient Safety Organization
NC Health Access Coalition
Massachusetts MITSS
NC Health Access Coalition
Oklahoma Center for Patient Safety
Patients Association UK
Patients Rights Israel
PULSEAmerica.org
PULSE of NY
PULSE of PA
PULSE OF DELMARVA
PULSE OF CALIFORNIA
PULSE NORTHWEST WASHINGTON OREGON
PULSE OF FLORIDA

Texas Advocates
Wisconsin: The Center for Patient Partnerships