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2014-01-09 23:21:52

Patients, Physicians, Medical Facilities and Health Systems Benefit from this Timely and Affordable Service Delivered by Expert Physicians in all Specialties and Subspecialties Fort

2014-01-09 12:27:13

Coalition publishes new evidence on the patient impact of drug shortages in U.S. CHICAGO, Jan.

2013-12-04 23:29:58

Surgical mistakes, including operating on the wrong patient, or the wrong site on the right patient, or the wrong procedure on the correct patient topped all reported medical mistakes in first

2013-12-04 23:24:53

Dr. Mark Chassin, President and CEO of the Joint Commission is quoted in his Oct.

2013-12-04 11:03:49

Implementation of a multifaceted program to improve patient handoffs (change in staff caring for a patient) among physicians-in-training residents at a children's hospital was associated with a reduction in medical errors and preventable adverse events.

2013-11-26 23:30:41

Dr. Gary McClain has published a new article, “Dangers of Self-Diagnosis.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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