Five Steps to Safer Health Care

These five steps can help lead to safer health care.

  1. Speak up if you have questions or concerns.
  2. Keep a list of all medicines you take.
  3. Make sure you get the results of any test or procedure.
  4. Talk with your doctor and health care team about your options if you need hospital care.
  5. Make sure you understand what will happen if you need surgery.