Medical Error Prevention
As a patient, you can actually help to prevent medical errors! Click on the links below to learn how:
- Be Active in Your Care
- Top 20 Tips to Prevent Medical Errors: Patient Fact Sheet from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- Consumer Medication Safety Tips: Institute for Safe medication Practices
Every 29 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall; every 14 seconds an older adult is treated in an ED for a fall-related injury. Click on the link below to learn how to prevent falls.