What We Do

What we do:

  1. Provide tools, information, and resources for our members  
    • that can help them to protect themselves and their family from preventable harm, either physical or financial, due to their medical treatment or discriminatory health insurance.
    • that can help if a member is physically or financially harmed due to their medical treatment, medication, or health insurance claim denials. 
  2. Provide alerts about medical services and goods that place patients at needless risk of harm, either physical or financial
  3. ​Develop demand-side solutions to reduce preventable patient harm
  4. Provide information on successfully resolving issues with hospitals, doctors, insurers, nursing homes, etc.
  5. Represent patients concerning public healthcare matters
  6. Support medical facilities, doctors, nurses, and others who are taking action to improve patient safety 
  7. Celebrate and honor those individuals, organizations, and institutions making healthcare safer, fairer, or transparent.

APRA also provides:

  • a voice for patients in our fight for safe, fair, affordable, transparent healthcare
  • a platform by which people can learn about and discuss medical issues and experiences

Our website is an aggregator and purveyor of news and information pertinent to our mission, using the most respected sources in healthcare.