Information for Patients

Besides knowing what to expect from treatment, there are a number of items that you, the patient, may find helpful to learn beforehand. In this part of the website you can learn more about payment options and registration and discharge information.

Be an informed consumer

Know your medications and how drugs may interact with each other. is a resource provided by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices that allows consumers to play a more informed role in preventing medication errors.

This unique, interactive website provides reliable, expert advice that will clearly impact medication safety. It offers consumers various methods of learning about drug safety, including but not limited to the following:

  • Memorable stories about actual errors that have happened and how to prevent them
  • Peer-reviewed advice from safety experts, including you, our health professional readers
  • Notification of applicable drug recalls or drug class recalls that may affect consumers, based on the list of medications they provided

View more information about medication errors and a current list of alerts at