What We Do

APRA is dedicated to:

  • fighting for fair, safe, transparent, affordable, health care 
  • finding solutions to preventable patient harm

APRA

  • provides information
    • about medical services and goods that place patients at needless risk of harm, either physical or financial
    • on how to successfully resolve issues with hospitals, doctors, insurers, nursing homes, etc.
  • provides tools, and resources
    • that can help patients protect themselves from preventable harm by our medical, health insurance, and pharmaceutical industries
    • that can help if a patient experiences preventable harm, either physical or financial
  • develops demand-side solutions to reduce preventable patient harm
  • represents patients with respect to public healthcare matters
  • promotes communications and dialogues between medical providers, facilities, and the communities they serve to improve patient safety and reduce healthcare costs 
  • supports medical facilities, doctors, nurses, and others who are taking action to improve patient safety or reduce medical costs to patients
  • celebrates and honors those individuals, organizations, and institutions making health care safer, fairer, or transparent.

APRA also provides:

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

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

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