Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys discuss Campaign Zero, an organization dedicated to increasing patient safety and ending preventable medical errors. Campaign Zero was founded by Karen Curtiss after both her father and husband had hospital experiences that included dozens of preventable medical errors, surgical errors, and problems with aftercare. Curtiss seeks to bring valuable resources to patients and their families through her organization.
Through research, speaking with specialists and focus groups, Curtiss collected a great deal of information about patient safety. She used the information to develop a book on patient safety and preventing medical errors while hospitalized. The book includes checklists that remind patients and their families of things to consider during their hospitalization and through the rehabilitation process. The book, “Safe & Sound in the Hospital: Must-Have Checklists and Tools for Your Loved One’s Care,” is a great resource for patient safety.
Campaign Zero encourages families who have loved ones that are ill to become familiar with basic care practices that can help to keep patients safe. Here are a few things that Campaign Zero says are important but may be forgotten or not shared with families at critical times.
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