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Today, more than 45 million inpatient surgeries are performed in U.S. hospitals each year. About 82 percent of all adults visit their doctor at least once a year. And, according to the Food and Drug Administration, approximately 3.1 billion prescriptions were filled in 2003, up 60 percent from just 10 years before.
As a result of these huge numbers there is an increased possibility for errors that can occur. But rest assured that everyone in health care wants to improve quality and safety of care. Here are just a few links to other health care organizations that are in place to increase your awareness about patient quality and safety as well as protect you as a consumer:
Other VA Sites
Other Government Health Care sites
Other Health Care Sites