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New grant helps Pritzker launch program to reshape future of medical education

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine will redevelop aspects of its curriculum so each student learns elements of health care delivery science, an emerging field that studies the intersection of scientific research and the day-to-day delivery of health care. 280 more words

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Doctors Hate EHR's...So What?

EHR’s (otherwise known as Electronic Health Records) are getting to be ubiquitous in clinics across the country.  Thanks to both incentives (yay!) and mandates (ugh), the healthcare field is finally taking the leap that we in banking/finance took nearly two decades ago and moving to an operating system that is built around electronic records, rather than paper.   1,280 more words

Medical Monday

No one is empowered if the truth is not shared

The new statutory duty of candour was introduced for NHS bodies in England (trusts, foundation trusts and special health authorities) from 27 November 2014, and will apply to all other care providers registered with CQC from 1 April 2015. 238 more words


8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting My First Research Project

This is advice I give to people starting out in advanced training in palliative medicine (or geriatric medicine, my other training specialty) when asked about research projects*. 613 more words


12 days……….and so much more by the Patient Safety Team

Sing this to the tune of ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’. Go on you know you want to!!

On the 1st day of Christmas the safety team said to me… 947 more words


Handover by Barbara Tamburrini

How good do you think your handover technique is? 

Handover is an area of our clinical role which we all encounter regularly during our working day. 1,008 more words


The Business of “Business Continuity Planning”

Strategic Plan Series: Quality and Safety
Note: Eastern Health’s Strategic Plan 2014-2017, Together We Can, was released on June 30, 2014. This article is one in a series outlining each of the plan’s four priorities: Quality and Safety, Access, Sustainability and Population Health. 514 more words
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