Demand to Make Hospital Safety Failures Public

Fatal, preventable hospital errors must no longer be kept secret

Up to 440,000 Americans die each year from preventable hospital errors. This makes medical errors the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Yet there is no formal organization or process to monitor these events. Many hospitals are not required to report them. And no government agency is empowered to investigate them. This is unfair to patients and just plain wrong. We aim to change this and we need your help.

Join the battle to bring serious safety failures out of the dark

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Find Your Engagement Level

Today, you can't afford to be a passive consumer of medical services. You need to make smart choices and be a strong advocate for yourself and your loved ones. After all, you are the best activist for yourself! In this section, you can learn how to be an active and informed participant in your care.

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Review State Scorecards

Our parent organization, the Altarum, has developed scorecards around issues such as physician quality transparency and cost transparency. The goal is to make this kind of information easy to access and use, since most healthcare providers do not offer this data willingly. After all, lack of transparency is the reason so many patients today are experiencing issues with our healthcare system!

Price Transparency And Physician Quality Report Card 2017