Follow Up Interview With Authors of IOM Report: At the intersection of health IT and patient safety: 6 Qs with University Hospitals’ CMIO Dr. Jeffrey Sunshine.
What’s happened to clinician empathy with patients?
Bleeding in Early Pregnancy and Threatened Miscarriage
Did your doctor ‘ghost’ you? An employment contract may be to blame
NEJM: Patient Safety Outcomes under Flexible and Standard Resident Duty-Hour Rules
KevinMD: When should insurance companies be held responsible for medical malpractice?
Patient dies from sepsis caused by old iv line inserted but never used during her treatment.
Ohio Physician and Angel Of Death.
Post 2 of 2 on a new patient safety movement inside medicine. Two decades ago, the Institute of Medicine shook the medical profession with its “To Err is Human” report which said nearly 100,000 people a year lost their lives to preventable medical errors. With subsequent reports estimating that the number is likely much higher […]
Post 1 of 2 on a new patient safety movement inside medicine. Hospitals and physicians’ offices are supposed to be places that heal. But for more than 200,000 people in the U.S. every year, they are also the cause of preventable patient deaths. And in too many cases, providers don’t communicate about their mistakes with […]