Health care in the U.S. leaves too many people out, costs too much and often does not meet acceptable standards of quality. Much of the care that we get is duplicative, ineffectual or harmful. Public Citizen has long been a strong advocate of improvements in quality of care.
We conduct groundbreaking studies, publish articles and call on legislators and policymakers to ensure a high quality of care in the medical field.
Opposing A Bill That Would Compromise Patient Safety
Public Citizen called on Louisiana state lawmakers to reject legislation that would have compromised patient safety by weakening the state’s medical board.
Ending Clinical Trials of Ketamine
Calling out unethical testing at the Hennepin County Medical Center of the potent anesthetic ketamine.