Patient and Consumer Resources
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers information to help patients navigate the healthcare system.
Podcast: The Patient Role in Hospital Safety
Cynthia Barnard, PhD, Northwestern Medicine vice president of Quality, discusses the most common hospital-related injuries, what patients can do to help ensure a safe hospital stay, and what patients should do after discharge to continue recovery and avoid readmission.
Taking Charge of Your Healthcare
Taking Charge of Your Health Care: Your Path to Being an Empowered Patient is a toolkit that includes tips on navigating hospital discharge as a partner in care. It was created by Consumers Advancing Patient Safety.
Patients and Visitors
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