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2013-04-23 22:20:25

Medical interns spend just 12 percent of their time examining and talking with patients, and more than 40 percent of their time behind a computer.

2013-04-23 10:14:15

In reviewing 25 years of U.S. malpractice claim payouts, Johns Hopkins researchers found that diagnostic errors — not surgical mistakes or medication overdoses — accounted for the largest fraction of claims, the most severe patient harm, and the highest total of penalty payouts.

2013-04-14 23:00:14

Captain Stephen Harden, Chairman and CEO of LifeWings Partners LLC, former TOPGUN fighter pilot and airline captain, and featured speaker at the Surgical Information Systems National Conference,

2013-04-12 23:02:42

Educational program for health professionals to focus on care transitions and mitigating patient safety risks. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Getting

2013-04-12 23:01:03

Captain Steve Montague, Vice President of LifeWings Partners LLC, will be a featured speaker at the 2013 Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality Summit.

2013-03-27 23:00:25

The Tennessee Center for Patient Safety will be partnering with the Tennessee based LifeWings patient safety training company to improve patient safety standards across the state.

Patient Care Risks On The Rise Due To Regulations To Reduce Intern Work Hours
2013-03-27 07:26:10

National regulations put in place in 2011 to reduce the number of continuous-duty hours that first-year resident physicians were required to maintain has been more troublesome than beneficial.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.