PATIENT SAFETY GROUPS ON THE INTERNET
We have received several requests from the readers of Legal Medicine to identify other patient advocacy groups available on the Internet. Well here you go…..
Consumers Advancing Patient Safety – provides patient safety information, online forums on medical error experiences.
Persons United Limiting Substandards and Errors in Healthcare – a national network of patient-rights advocates and victims of medical errors, links for patient rights and chat rooms
Surgicalfire.org – information on surgical-fire risks and prevention
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services – education and support for patients, families, and medical professionals involved in errors.
Josie King Foundation – consumer patient-safety information, hospital safety programs, online forum to share medical error experiences.