November 15, 2017

The Cost Of Assuming Your Doctor Knows Best “The National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), came out with a report on diagnostic error in 2015 identifying diagnostic error as the most harmful and most expensive of medical errors. It is estimated that between 40,000 to 80,000 deaths occur in the U.S. from diagnostic error […]

August 17, 2017

Few Outcome Measures Meet Criteria for Assessing Accuracy and Validity, According to Two Joint Commission Executives I blog about deaths from negligence and medical error being under reported. I also blog about Joint Commission procedures and the secrecy of peer review proceedings. Maybe the authorities are beginning to come around to my way of thinking.

No, Man – They’re Taking Me To Pittsburgh

My work takes me to strange places. I’ve attended autopsies in Atlanta, crashed plane inspections at small rural airports, multi-day car and truck inspections in salvage yards, surreal crash sites and countless hospital and rehabilitation settings to witness and record clients struggling to overcome devastating injuries. Eyewitness observation of a client’s experiences can be essential to understanding […]