The Institute of Medicine estimates that as many as 98,000 people die in U.S. hospitals each year as the result of lapses in patient safety. This program features an interview with AHRQ Director, Dr. Carolyn Clancy, discussing this important issue.
Review Date: September 11, 2012
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This plain language brochure replaces AHA's Patients' Bill of Rights and informs patients about what they should expect during their hospital stay with regard to their rights and responsibilities. The brochure is also available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.
Review Date: January 06, 2015
American Hospital Association