CHICAGO, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating its fifth year on CAN-TV, SAVE THE PATIENT is hosting a special community health show to reinforce the importance of positive, proactive and "preventative" interactions between patients and their health care resources—ranging from physicians to surgeons, nurses to advocates, pharmacists to educators, clinics to hospitals.
On Monday, April 25, 2011 at 6:00 p.m., Chicago Access Network (CAN-TV), Channel 21, will air a live call-in program, "Community Health," in which consumer-friendly health care tips, tools and resources will be reviewed and discussed interactively with television viewers.
Host Lenore Janecek, president and founder of SAVE THE PATIENT, will discuss the importance of being your own health care advocate as a means of protecting yourself and your loved ones from unnecessary medical errors.
Viewers are encouraged to join in the program, by calling-in their questions. To access its website, go to www.savethepatient.org.
For additional information call: CAN-TV at 312-738-1400, email: [email protected].
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.
CONTACT: Lenore Janecek (312) 399-3532
SOURCE SAVE THE PATIENT