Patient Care

Find a Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Find a licensed Nurse Practitioner (NP) in your state who provides high-quality healthcare services similar to those of a doctor and helps patients make wise health and lifestyle choices.

Review Date: Sunday, December 23, 2012

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Palliative care specializes in the relief of the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness. This site provides information for patients and their families to help make medical decisions and choose treatments.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The Center to Advance Palliative Care

Guide to Health Care Quality: How to Know It When You See It

This guide is designed to help you get quality health care, stay healthy, and recover faster when you become sick. Tips are provided to help you be active in making decisions about your health care.

Review Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The Patient Care Partnership: Understanding Expectations, Rights and Responsibilities

This plain language brochure replaces AHA's Patients' Bill of Rights and informs patients about what they should expect during their hospital stay with regard to their rights and responsibilities. The brochure is also available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.

Review Date: Tuesday, January 06, 2015

American Hospital Association

When You Visit Your Doctor

This page offers a series of questions on select health topics that you can print out and take with you to discuss with your doctor. These questions can help you partner with your doctor to get the best medical care.

Review Date: Friday, April 03, 2015

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