Alliance for Human Research Protection
National network to advance responsible and ethical medical research practices and empowers patients with information they need to make informed research choices.
American Iatrogenic Association
Focuses on the study and reporting of medical errors that lead to disease and death.
Australian Patient Safety Foundation
Provides leadership in the reduction of harm to patients in all health care environments and incident reporting and monitoring systems.
Colorado Patient Safety Coalition
Home page for coalition of healthcare professionals and organizations formed to promote patient safety in Colorado.
Global Med-ID System
Provides a medical information system with immediate worldwide compatibility.
HCA Patient Safety
Describes this US hospital chain's medication and patient safety practices, and provides general information about the subject.
Institute For Safe Medication Practices
Provides information about adverse drug events and their prevention to healthcare practitioners and institutions, regulatory agencies, professional organizations and the pharmaceutical industry.
Institute for Self-Directed Care
Promotes clinical research, consumer education and advocacy for self-directed, patient-centered health care; site includes consulting services and links to relevant resources.
IPRO Quality Improvement Organization
Assesses quality of health care for federal and state agencies, providers, managed care organizations, commercial insurers, Fortune 500 companies, business coalitions and unions.
Maryland Patient Safety
Supports regional patient safety initiatives by encouraging collaborative efforts, disseminating current knowledge relating to patient safety, and developing a formal structure for activities.
Offers alternative medical identification items; products include a variety of character, sports-related and other pendants with the medical information on the back.
Offers consolidated medical information, allergies and prescription drugs for health care providers.
Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety
Promotes patient safety by encouraging collaboration between participants of the Minnesota health care system.
National Patient Safety Foundation
Information, research, and resources on professional, consumer, and systems issues related to patient safety.
National Quality Forum
Promotes change through development and implementation of a national strategy for health care quality measurement and reporting.
p4ps-Partnership for Patient Safety
A patient-centered intitiative to advance the reliability of healthcare systems worldwide.
Partnership for Human Research Protection
Provides accreditation to protect the safety and rights of participants in clinical trials and research programs in public and private hospitals, academic medical centers, and other research facilities in the United States and abroad.
Patient Safety Center of Inquiry
Supports clinicians in providing safe patient care by designing and testing clinical innovations, technological solutions, and patient safety improvement systems.
Patient Safety First
Assists perioperative nurses, managers and practitioners in providing safe patient care.
Patient Safety Institute
Provides real-time, secure, patient-centric clinical information in five areas critical for delivering quality care: diagnoses, laboratory results, medications, allergies and immunizations.
Patient Safety Reporting System
A voluntary, confidential, non-punitive program available to all VA employees for the reporting of events and concerns related to patient safety.
Patient Safety: Let's Get Practical
Conference home page for the patient safety / errors in health care conference series presented by the National Patient Safety Foundation, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences, and other medical and health care organizations, government agencies, and corporations.
Provides a free, convenient and reliable way to keep friends and family updated on the condition of a hospitalized loved one.
Provides consulting services and information resources to help hospitals and health sytems improve clinical effectiveness and operational performance.
Provides multimedia, interactive, informational programs for the healthcare industry; services enhance patient safety, improve clinical care, and reduce risk exposure.
Offers a variety of wireless monitoring systems to assist healthcare organizations improve patient safety, prevent falls, and reduce reliance upon restraints; site includes training and education resources.
The Leapfrog Group
Promotes improvements in the safety of health care by giving consumers data to make more informed hospital choices. Includes hospital survey results, patient safety research, and links to related sites.
VA National Center for Patient Safety
Patient Safety: medical error, medication error, medical equipment failure, root cause analysis, human factors, usability, physician error, pharmacy error, nursing error, iatrogenesis, failure mode analysis
Virginians Improving Patient Care and Safety: Advancing Patient Safety in Virginia
VIPC&S supports systematic efforts to continuously improve quality of care and patient safety.
Provides information to educate patients and consumers on the health care process, including links to research and support resources.
Provides information on misdiagnosis of more than 1200 diseases and 300 symptoms; includes data on risk factors and links to
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