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Our Next Meeting – January 16, 2016

The next WAPS meeting will be on January 16th, 2016 from 10 AM to noon at the Mercer Island Library (Small meeting room).  Everyone is welcome.    

Why is so little known about Medical Harm?

“Although estimated to be the third leading cause of death in the U.S., surprisingly little is done to measure, study and address the full spectrum... Read More

“Trail of Medical Errors Ends in Grief, But No Answers”

Paula Schulte couldn’t survive a cascade of medical mistakes.   After that, her family couldn’t get accountability.    (Article by ProPublica)   (CLICK... Read More

The voices of patient harm

More than 1 million patients suffer harm each year in U.S. health care facilities.   Often, their harm isn’t acknowledged even as they live with... Read More