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Hospital Discharge Planning (cont.)

Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Consumers & Patients
540 Gaither Road
Suite 2000
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 427-1364
Web Address: www.ahrq.gov/consumer

This Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) website has evidence-based tips on staying healthy, choosing quality care, getting safe care, understanding diseases, comparing medical treatments, and more. AHRQ is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It supports research that will help people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services.


National Patient Safety Foundation
268 Summer Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (617) 391-9900
Fax: (617) 391-9999
Email: info@npsf.org
Web Address: www.npsf.org

The National Patient Safety Foundation is an organization dedicated to improving the safety of patients. The foundation works to raise public awareness about patient safety and is a resource for people and organizations who are concerned about the safety of patients.


National Transitions of Care Coalition
6301 Ranch Drive
Little Rock, AR 72223
Phone: (501) 225-2229
Email: support@ntocc.org
Web Address: www.ntocc.org

This website aims to help patients and their caregivers make the transition from one health care setting to another go as smoothly as possible. For instance, the website has resources about being discharged from the hospital to another health care setting, working with various health care providers, keeping track of medicines, and more.


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