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Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Patient engagement is a promising strategy for error reduction and has become a priority of influential regulatory and governmental organizations. This Web site offers tips to help patients improve their safety, including bringing a friend or family member to appointments, asking questions prior to surgery, and keeping an accurate medication list.
Clancy C. Navigating the Health Care System. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; May 2010.
This video features Dr. Carolyn Clancy sharing tips with patients to encourage them to contribute to their safe medical care.