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2013-11-11 23:24:54

Mistakes during surgical procedures are the most common medical error in 2013, and LifeWings, a team of international patient safety experts, offers three proven solutions to prevent these traumatic

2013-11-06 13:48:14

With almost no experience, newly graduated medical students enter teaching hospitals around the country every July, beginning their careers as interns.

2013-10-31 11:23:42

Physicians' disclosure of errors has been studied more in the past decade than ever before, spurring rationales and guidelines for acknowledging one's own mistakes with patients.

2013-10-24 23:33:45

People are needlessly dying in our hospitals in epidemic numbers while national leaders focus on how to save money through ObamaCare. Dr.

2013-10-06 23:01:53

LifeWings Partners LLC is focused on providing solutions to hospitals across the country to help them protect their patients from the third leading cause of death in America's hospitals--medical

2013-09-28 23:01:34

The law firm, which serves medical malpractice victims in Illinois, has added a new article to its blog that examines the line between doctors’ caution and negligence when they delay letting

2013-09-27 10:14:29

Since the publication in 2000 of a report titled "To Err is Human" by the Institute of Medicine which called for a reduction in preventable medical errors, there has been an increasing demand for making improvements in the quality and measurement of health care outcomes.

2013-09-24 23:35:42

You do not have to die in hospitals due to medical errors. Be an educated consumer! St. Louis.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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