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    Checklists for your next doctor visit.

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Questions you should ask your Doctor

CHECKLIST: 5 Steps to Safer Health Care >

  1. Ask questions if you have doubts or concerns.
  2. Keep and bring a list of ALL the medicines you take.
  3. Get the results of any test or procedure.
  4. Talk to your doctor about which hospital is best for your health needs.
  5. Make sure you understand what will happen if you need surgery.

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News to Think About

Patient Safety Awareness Week March 13-19, 2016

Posted March 14, 2016.  Think About It Colorado joins The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for health c...

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Team Up for Safer Healthcare

Posted February 22, 2016. Read all about it: Think About It Colorado's latest newsletter to keep informed on patient safety news in Co...

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How's Your Hand Hygiene?

Posted February 8, 2016.  Learn valuable information and experience adaptive learning free of charge! Think About It Colorado has...

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Hospitals Find Way to Say "I'm Sorry"

Posted February 3, 2016.  In a recent Wall Street Journal article, they reported on a Stanford program where communication and re...

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How HR Can Promote a Culture of Safety

Posted January 19, 2016.  In a recent article in Health Leaders Media, Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH, president and CEO of the Natio...

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How Denmark Improved Patient Safety

Posted January 5, 2016.   In it's ongoing investigation into patient safety, ProPublica reports on how Denmark is helping th...

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Report of an Expert Panel Convened by the National Patient Safety Foundation

Posted December 10, 2015.  Fifteen years after the Institute of Medicine brought public attention to the issue of medical errors...

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Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare - the Next Imperative for Patient Safety

Posted November 18, 2015.  With its new report, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, the IOM has acknowledged the need t...

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Enlist for Safer Healthcare: Tips for Veterans

Posted November 11, 2015. Doctors, nurses and other health care providers dedicate their lives to taking care of patients.  But p...

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Medication Errors Found in 1 out of 2 Surgeries

Posted October 29, 2015. The first study to measure the incidence of medication errors and adverse drug events during the perioperativ...

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