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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road
Suite 2000
Rockville, MD  20850
Phone: (301) 427-1104
Web Address: www.ahrq.gov
 

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.


HealthCare.gov
Phone: 1-877-696-6775 toll-free
Web Address: www.healthcare.gov
 

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
Suite 206
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467
Phone: 1-888-36-MITSS (1-888-366-4877)
(617) 232-0090
Fax: (617) 232-7181
Email: support@mitss.org
Web Address: www.mitss.org
 

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
Phone: (617) 391-9900
Fax: (617) 391-9999
Web Address: www.npsf.org
 

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.


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