- Questions Are The Answer - Get More Involved In Your Health Care Questions Are The Answer - Information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Clinicians, the Government, and many other groups are working hard to improve health care quality, but improving health care quality is a team effort. You can improve your care and the care of your loved ones by taking an active role in your health care. Ask questions. Understand your condition. Evaluate your options.
- Teach Patients How to Communicate Symptoms Better
Patients should learn the eight characteristics of a symptom.
- Most Americans will get a wrong or late diagnosis at least once in their lives
Most Americans who go to the doctor will get a diagnosis that is wrong or late at least once in their lives, sometimes with terrible consequences, according to a report released Tuesday by an independent panel of medical experts.
- You need surgery. So how do you find the right doctor? One of the most frustrating experiences for patients is choosing a doctor for surgery. Now two groups have come out with free ratings tools that allow people to search online for surgeons performing several major types of operations.
- Patient Safety in Ambulatory Care efforts have identified and characterized factors that influence safety in office practice, Errors commonly encountered in ambulatory care, and potential strategies for improving ambulatory safety.
- Sexual Boundary Awareness for the Public Brochure prepared by the Bureau of Health Professions, Department of Community Health
- Sexual Boundaries Between Patients and Healthcare Providers Information from the Bureau of Health Professions, Department of Community Health