Articles by Peter Hunt

Patients Are Unaware That:

Most patients are unaware that: 1) Hospital medical errors are the third leading cause of death, killing up to 440,000 people a year. Approximately 25,000 hospital patients are harmed every day; 2) Patient safety in… Read More

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Patient Resources

Right Care Alliance -The Right Care Alliance (RCA) is a grassroots coalition of clinicians, patients, and community members organizing to make health care institutions accountable to communities and put patients, not profits, at the heart of health care. [pmpro_levels]

Unnecessary Treatments and Procedures That Can Kill You

Studies consistently show that overtreatment is directly associated with preventable patient harm. The following lists were created by national medical specialty societies and represent specific recommendations. Each list provides information on when tests and procedures may...

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