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KHN: Check Your Medical Records For Dangerous Errors

by Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News

When Liz Tidyman’s elderly parents moved across the country to be closer to their children and grandchildren years ago, they carried their medical records with them in a couple of brown cardboard folders tied with string. 1,077 more words

Quality Of Care

On Medical Errors

Tied to Physician Burn Out

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Conclusion

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Quality Initiatives

Check Your Medical Records For Dangerous Errors

When Liz Tidyman’s elderly parents moved across the country to be closer to their children and grandchildren years ago, they carried their medical records with them in a couple of brown cardboard folders tied with string. 1,085 more words

Aging

I am a doctor. I’m human. I make mistakes. I want to talk about it. Reflection redefines me

I think we have to do something about a piece of the culture of medicine that has to change. And I think it starts with one physician, and that’s me.  2,651 more words

Ayurveda

Aid our faulty memories!

Another common problem in the Nepali medical work-space: we rely too much on our memories.

 

Our memories are faulty. We live in the age of information surplus and not in the time of William Osler or Edward Jenner. 508 more words

Personal Opinion

Influential Leapfrog Group Jumps In To Rate 5,600 Surgery Centers

The influential Leapfrog Group, which grades nearly 2,000 U.S. hospitals, is launching a national survey to evaluate the safety and quality of up to 5,600 surgery centers that perform millions of outpatient procedures every year. 854 more words

Cost And Quality