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2013-07-26 13:34:49

Around a quarter of all operating room errors are caused by technology/equipment problems, indicates an analysis of the available evidence.

2013-07-16 10:47:01

Use of electronic health records can reduce the costs of outpatient care by roughly 3 percent, compared to relying on traditional paper records.

2013-07-12 23:04:09

People who endure operations that were not needed might be entitled to compensation in a medical malpractice lawsuit, says the founder of Ginarte O’Dwyer Gonzalez Gallardo & Winograd, a

2013-07-09 16:07:09

If all medical errors were counted together as a single cause, they would likely rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States.

2013-06-27 23:45:02

Pacific Hospital Long Beach, an accredited teaching hospital, is speaking out on the importance of proper communication during a hospital stay. Long Beach, CA

2013-06-20 23:04:26

Too many people think that surgical complications are unavoidable, but the sad truth is that numerous medical mishaps occur due to avoidable error.


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  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
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