Consumers Union To Hold Rally At California Court Hearing

June 19, 2011

Consumers Union’s Safe Patient Project, along with California hospital activists for patient safety, will be holding a patient safety rally outside the San Francisco Superior Court Building on Wednesday, June 22 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The court hearing pertains to a lawsuit brought by the California Hospital Association to block newly mandated California surgical site infection (SSI) reporting requirements.

See related HAI Focus Article: California Hospital Association (CHA) Files Lawsuit to Halt New Surgical Site Infection Reporting Requirements

According to the Safe Patient Project, the purpose of the rally is “to show visibility of hospital infection survivors and family member.” Individuals participating are encouraged “to wear all black to honor those who have been harmed or died because of hospital infections.”

For more information, visit Consumers Union’s Safe Patient Project.

Information can also be found on the Stop Hospital Infections facebook page.


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