The cost of expertise
Abraham Maslow famously spoke of the… 689 more words
In 1999 the U.S. Institute of Medicine released what would become a touchstone report, To Err is Human, which estimated that between 44,000 and 98,000 people die in hospitals each year due to medical errors that could have been prevented. 142 more words
A recent study from Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers indicates that the third leading cause of death in the U.S. is medical mistakes. An estimated 250,000 people die each year from medical errors, ranking it only after cancer and heart disease which each take approximately 600,000 lives each. 332 more words
Out with the traditional, in with the new!
With social media everything is hashtags, viz.
Let’s see if any of them is worth ($ literally!) the effort. 95 more words
Some people receive constant reminders on their personal smartphones: birthdays, anniversaries, doctor’s appointments, social engagements. At work, their computers prompt them to meet deadlines, attend meetings and have lunch with the boss. 1,191 more words