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Where can I find information to make sure I get the right medical treatment?


Clinicians, the Government, and many other groups are working hard to improve health care quality, but improving health care quality is a team effort. You can improve your care and the care of your loved ones by taking an active role in your health care.

  • Ask questions if you have doubts or concerns. Learn about the right questions to ask.
  • Keep and bring a list of ALL the medicines you take.
  • Get the results of any test or procedure.
  • Talk to your doctor about which hospital is best for your health needs.
  • Make sure you understand what will happen if you need surgery.

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Last Updated: 04/21/2008