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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.

2013-11-25 23:30:05

The newest research released from the Journal of Patient Safety estimates as many as 440,000 Americans die annually as the result of preventable medical errors.

2013-11-25 23:29:14

Effective peer review programs identify strengths and weaknesses in existing hospital frameworks and make visible changes needed to ensure that practitioners are providing the highest standard

2013-11-20 23:21:36

Community health information network provides medication fill data through nation’s largest clinical network. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 20, 2013

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.


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overword
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