The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is
one agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. AHRQ
supports research initiatives that seek to improve the quality of health care
in America. AHRQ's mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency,
effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Americans. The website provides evidence-based information to help people make decisions about
health care services.
This U.S. Health and Human Services website has information and tools about health insurance and the health care system. For example, you can find quality of care ratings for hospitals and other medical centers. You can learn about health care reform in America and health insurance options. You'll also find tips and tools for staying healthy.
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services
830 Boylston Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
1-888-36-MITSS (1-888-366-4877) (617) 232-0090
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services (MITSS)
is a nonprofit organization that supports, educates, trains and offers assistance to individuals affected by
an adverse medical event.
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.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
April 19, 2011
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