CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital stays, even for the smallest procedure, can expose patients to a variety of preventable medical errors and safety issues. Continuing its efforts to educate, inform and empower the people of Chicago, SAVE THE PATIENT is hosting a 25-minute live call-in show, "Community Health," focused on safety in the hospital. The program will air on Chicago Access Network (CAN-TV) on Monday, January 24, 2011 at 6:00 PM on Channel 21.
Lenore Janacek will host Karen Curtiss, Founder of CampaignZero, to discuss common hospital hazards and what you can do to help safeguard your loved ones. Curtiss will share easy-to-use checklists to better assure a safe hospital stay.
Viewers who wish to join discussions can call-in to pose questions or share concerns, giving Chicago's diverse population a voice in matters affecting their health care.
For additional information call: CAN-TV at 312-738-1400, email: [email protected]. Check local cable television listings for scheduled air times.
Lenore Janecek is a nationally known health care expert, patient advocate and author, who founded SAVE THE PATIENT, a not-for-profit patient advocacy organization, in 2001. To access its website, go to www.savethepatient.org
SAVE THE PATIENT is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support and education of individuals on health care matters. Founded in 2001 to fulfill the need for a non-biased, non-commercial community based non-profit organization to educate, inform, and empower patients as they attempt to make sound health care decisions, SAVE THE PATIENT provides information and education through patient advocacy, community outreach, educational seminars and its signature tool: the Health Caring Card.
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