Patient Safety Tips
Our programs help improve the quality and safety of clinical care our members receive. Here are some helpful tips:
- Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors
- Tips for a Safe Hospital Visit
- Four Ways to Play it Safe with Medicines
Other Helpful Links
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
This organization evaluates and accredits United States health care organizations and programs. You can search for JCAHO-accredited providers and review institution-specific quality reports in the Quality Check section.
The Leapfrog Group
The Leapfrog Group is made up of more than 150 private and public organizations that use their purchasing power to improve health care safety. It offers information to help people make informed choices about their health care. On this site, you can compare hospitals and providers based on quality and safety practices.
The Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare
This is a research effort of the Dartmouth Medical School. Its aim is to explain how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. Site visitors can create a variety of reports using the project’s large health care claims database.
Some of these links lead to third party websites. Those parties are solely responsible for the contents and privacy policies of their sites.