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A Help, not a Hindrance

I graduate from medical school in two weeks. It has taken me nearly seven years and hundreds of thousands of dollars to get this far. I transitioned from one profession of service into another and truly can’t wait to get after it. 768 more words


Medical errors now third leading cause of death in United States

By Ariana Eunjung Cha May 3, 2016

These common medical errors are major killers

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A new study by patient safety researchers shows common medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer. 923 more words

Ashley's Voice

Medicare no investigó 96 casos de peligrosas infecciones en hospitales

Casi 100 hospitales reportaron datos sospechosos de infecciones peligrosas a funcionarios del Medicare, pero la agencia no hizo el seguimiento ni examinó ninguno de los casos en profundidad, según un informe de la oficina del Inspector General (IG) de Salud y Servicios Humanos. 921 more words

Cost And Quality

Medicare Failed To Investigate Suspicious Infection Cases From 96 Hospitals

Almost 100 hospitals reported suspicious data on dangerous infections to Medicare officials, but the agency did not follow up or examine any of the cases in depth, according to… 885 more words

Cost And Quality

Being Human

Taking a step away from my own story tonight and sharing my thoughts about something that has been in the news for the last 24 hours or so. 524 more words

Health: Being Proactive Can Save Your Life

If you needed to have repairs or upgrades done in your home chances are you shop around. You call two or three different people and compare the service they offer with the price and choose what works best for you. 647 more words

Overall Health And Wholeness

Secret data on hospital inspections may soon become public

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants to require that private health care accreditors publicly detail problems they find during inspections of hospitals and other medical facilities, as well as the steps being taken to fix them. 218 more words