Metrowest Daily News has been paying attention to the quality legislation formulated by HCFA’s Consumer Quality Council and filed by Sen. Dick Moore and Rep. Denise Provost. Click here for their recent editorial:
It may be understandable that hospitals and physicians don’t want their mistakes made public, but it’s bad public health policy. Health Care for All, the advocacy group instrumental in pushing last year’s health care reform legislation, wants to change that. It is organizing Consumer Quality Councils to bring the voices of patients to health care providers and pushing legislation to expose medical mistakes to the light of day.
Click here for information on the legislation.