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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Consumers & Patients
540 Gaither Road
Suite 2000
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 427-1364
Web Address: www.ahrq.gov/consumer
 

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 Institute on Aging: Hospital Hints
P.O. Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
Phone: 1-800-222-2225
TDD: 1-800-222-4225
Web Address: www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/hospital-hints
 

This website includes tips to help you prepare for a hospital stay. It also has information about health care workers in the hospital, hospital care for older patients, and patient rights.


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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