Home About Us Content Types How to Subscribe En español
Skip Navigation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality
AHRQ Home     |     Questions?     |     Contact Us     |     HC411 Site Map     |     What's New     |     Browse     |     Información en español     |     E-mail Updates   E-mail Updates
Healthcare 411 Search
Healthcare 411 Home Page
List All Advanced Search
AUDIO TRANSCRIPT
Wednesday, May 06, 2009 9:00 AM
Listen

Audio PSA: Tips to Prevent Medical Errors

Man: Okay, here’s your ham on rye, extra mayo.

Woman: Uh, I ordered the turkey on whole wheat with mustard!

Narrator: Messing up your sandwich order is one thing, but messing up your medical care is another. Medical errors are one of the nation’s leading causes of death and injury. But you can help avoid errors by being more involved in your health care. Get the fact sheet, "20 Tips to Prevent Medical Errors," by visiting www.ahrq.gov/consumer. A message from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

 

 


Subscribe to our Podcasts
Need Help?

E-mail this program to a friend

Print this page



AHRQ
Advancing Excellence in Health Care
AHRQ Home | AHRQ Questions? | Contact AHRQ | Contact Healthcare411 | AHRQ Site Map | Accessibility | Privacy Policy | Freedom of Information Act | Disclaimers
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services | The White House | USA.gov: The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal
HHS Home Contact Us