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The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority has made available for print the "Consumer Tips Guide for Patients and Their Families." This guide contains all of the Authority's consumer tips by topic. Facilities are encouraged to make the guides available to patients and their families so they can have the tips contained in one packet.
The Authority encourages patients and their families to participate in their healthcare to help prevent medical errors. The Authority publishes consumer tips based upon real life events happening in Pennsylvania’s healthcare facilities. These tips include but are not limited to how to prevent: wrong-site surgery, medication errors, falls, flu, pneumonia, c. difficile and other infections. Please review the consumer tips and other information available on this site for you to participate more in your healthcare.
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Pennsylvania has other state agencies for you to further participate in your healthcare. The more informed you are as a patient, the more you can protect yourself from medical errors. Click here for more information.