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Weighing In On Medical Errors: What Family Caregivers Need to Know

No one likes to talk about them, the unspoken: medical errors. What are we afraid of? Someone was wrong and needs to be punished. Someone should be sued. 1,310 more words

News And Issues

Gordon: Medical system must reduce errors

“First, do no harm” isn’t actually part of the classical Hippocratic Oath, but the phrase stands as good advice nonetheless. The modern Oath does contain some wise words along those lines for those starting out in the medical profession though: “I will not be ashamed to say ‘I know not,’ nor will I fail to call in my colleagues when the skills of another are needed for a patient’s recovery.” 600 more words


Empowering the patient

I think all patients should monitor their own health care. Do you keep track of your medical records and what is inside them? I do. Why because I feel I know myself better than anyone. 1,055 more words

Health Care Information

New Preventing Medical Errors Course for Mental Health Professionals

Preventing Medical Errors in Behavioral Health

By Leo Christie, PhD; Catherine Christie, PhD and Susan Mitchell, PhD

Preventing Medical Errors in Behavioral Health is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that satisfies the medical errors requirement of Florida mental health professionals. 495 more words


We can help prevent deaths from medical error

By Lenore Alexander (Executive Director, LeahsLegacy)

For many years I have understood that to travel by plane, you should not have to get a pilot’s license. 74 more words

Patient Safety

Doctors Resist Changes to Reduce Medical Errors

Avoidable Errors Third Leading Cause of Death

Preventable medical errors remain the  third highest cause cause of death in the US – following heart disease and cancer. 314 more words

Medical Censorship

Oasis Wellness Empowerment Series #2: Disempowering Patients through Fear, Coercion, and Force

Please note that we will be phasing out this blog page. But don’t despair! You can all of our blogs over on our Oasis Wellness website, w… 1,116 more words

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