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2013-11-06 23:29:20

According to Becker’s, “Find the Black Box: The Solution No One Else is Talking About discusses systematic problems with the industry and how they might be remedied.” Greenville,

2013-05-01 10:39:46

Efforts to lower health care costs in the United States have focused at times on demands to reform the medical malpractice system, with some researchers asserting that large, headline-grabbing and "frivolous" payouts are among the heaviest drains on health care resources.

2013-04-18 12:42:16

Patient satisfaction is an important indicator of a hospital's service quality, but new Johns Hopkins research suggests that it doesn't necessarily reflect the quality of the surgical care patients receive.

Study Shows Medical Errors Are Commonplace In Surgery
2012-12-21 09:29:51

Surgeons, who usually subscribe to the philosophy of “never events,”—certain medical mistakes that should never occur—often make mistakes in the operating room that may or may not be dangerous to their patients.

2011-05-18 13:46:53

An estimated four in 10 hospital websites in the United States publicize the use of robotic surgery, with the lion's share touting its clinical superiority despite a lack of scientific evidence that robotic surgery is any better than conventional operations.


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