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Ethical Health Partnerships
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The information contained in our website and in the links below does not constitute medical advice. Its purpose is to help educate and inform you and to help you develop an understanding of your condition or treatment so that you can ask questions and discuss what you learn with your physician. This is NOT intended to take the place of evaluation and discussion with your doctor. Use this simply to help further the discussion with your healthcare professionals.

Patient Safety: (see also Hospitals for more safety links)
Medication Safety Download a free handout (PDF file) on keeping yourself and your loved ones safe with medications. Includes questions to ask your doctor.

Medication List for Patients Download a free Medication List (PDF file) to keep track of your medications and to provide needed info to family and physicians.

Hospital Stay Links to help you check on facilities
Guide to Choosing Quality Health Care The Agency for Health Research and Quality
Choosing A Hospital Agency for Quality of Care Research has worksheet and info to help you choose a hospital.
Hospital Compare --Hospital Ratings in your area related to heart attack and a few other conditions. Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and organizations that represent hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, other Federal agencies and the public.

Better Communication Needed to Reduce Medical Errors Cathy Tokarski Medscape Medical News 2005. © 2005 Medscape