The Patient’s Hospital Safety Guide

The following is an abridged online version of the Patient’s Hospital Safety Guide app (sample screenshots above), which is available from the App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android. The content is similar however the app is… Read More

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Terms and Conditions

Website and Application Terms and Conditions of Use The following terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of this website or application, and any content made available from or through this website,… Read More

Legal Statement

American Patient Rights Association Legal Statement The text, video, and other information (the “Content”) provided on the American Patient Rights Association Website is for informational purposes only and is not comprehensive for any one topic…. Read More

8 Key COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Errors

Article Summary: The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is reporting errors made when administering COVID-19 vaccine. By Katie Adams, Becker’s Hospital Review, Apr 23, 2021. Administering a dose other than the one authorized by… Read More

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Can Patients Make Recordings of Medical Encounters?

For many doctors it is possible that some of their patients are recording their office visit, with or without permission. In a cross-sectional survey administered to the general public in the United Kingdom, 19 of

Is your hospital as safe as you think?

From Consumerreports.org.  Many people are aware that visiting a hospital can put their health at risk in a number of ways. But even a patient who knows what to look out for and which precautions