The following websites are available as additional resources for medical errors prevention and reporting.
Agency for Healthcare Research
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) research provides evidence-based information on health care outcomes; quality; and cost, use, and access.
540 Gaither Road, Rockville, MD 20850
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care
JCAHO evaluates the quality and safety of care for nearly 17,000 healthcare organizations. To maintain and earn accreditation, organizations must have an extensive on-site review by a team of JCAHO health care professionals, at least once every three years.
One Renaissance Blvd., Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
The Leapfrog Group
1801 K Street NW, Suite 701-L
Washington, DC 20006
US Food and Drug Administration
Accepts reports from consumers and health professionals about products regulated by the FDA, including drugs and medical devices, through MedWatch, the FDA's safety information and adverse event reporting program.