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.