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2014-04-17 09:45:29

At least one in 20 adults is misdiagnosed in outpatient clinics in the US every year, amounting to 12 million people nationwide, and posing a "substantial patient safety risk," finds research published online in BMJ Quality & Safety.

2014-04-16 20:22:38

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnostic errors--missed opportunities to make a timely or correct diagnosis based on available evidence--occur in about 5 percent

2014-04-11 11:37:44

The American College of Physicians (ACP) today released a policy paper on the medical liability crisis, which continues to have a profound effect on the medical system.

2014-03-31 23:27:15

Information on the risks, side effects, and dangers of prescription medication, as well as tips on medicine safety as provided by the attorneys at http://www.JRLawFirm.com/.

2014-03-05 23:02:34

Attorney Jeff Rasansky offers information on Patient Safety Awareness Week, and the unfortunate epidemic of wrongful deaths caused by medical mistakes. (PRWEB)

2014-03-03 08:24:03

Authority also offers educational materials for healthcare facilities and consumers based upon topic of missed diagnosis for National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 3-9 HARRISBURG,

2014-02-25 23:34:37

KBCore connects interoperably with any EMR allowing hospitals to identify threats to patient safety, uncover the vulnerabilities in a patient-care system and helps organizations improve processes,

2014-02-25 16:29:18

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.

2014-02-24 23:30:12

LifeWings Partners LLC, a patient safety conculting firm, introduces a new training system that combines Lean plus TeamSTEPPS ideally suited for the challenges facing American healthcare.

2014-02-17 23:24:46

Recent webinar discussed common spinal surgeries and their potential complications, including the measures that can be taken to identify and address the potential overutilization of spinal surgeries


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