Work Closely With Your Doctor
Other Places To Get Help
|Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Consumers & Patients|
|540 Gaither Road|
|Rockville, MD 20850|
This Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) website has evidence-based tips on staying healthy, choosing quality care, getting safe care, understanding diseases, comparing medical treatments, and more. AHRQ is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It supports research that will help people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services.
|National Institutes of Health: Clear Communication|
|9000 Rockville Pike|
|Bethesda, MD 20892|
This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website offers tips for how to partner with your doctor.
|National Patient Safety Foundation|
|268 Summer Street, 6th Floor|
|Boston, MA 02210|
The National Patient Safety Foundation is an organization dedicated to improving the safety of patients. The foundation works to raise public awareness about patient safety and is a resource for people and organizations who are concerned about the safety of patients.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference April 19, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine