Did you know that half of the suggested 440,000 deaths attributed to medical error are communication related? By providing healthcare students and professionals with more ways to study case based simulations, online, in their own time, together — is certainly a must have for every healthcare organization. What attracts me to this learning [...]
Shefali Luthra of Kaiser Health News recently shared the story of one patient’s unfortunate experience — which represents a global problem with the costs of medical errors:
Despite the Institute of Medicine’s landmark 1999 report, “To Err Is Human,” and, more recently, provisions in the 2010 health law emphasizing quality of care, entering the [...]
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KEYNOTE SPEAKERSLucian L. Leape, MD, [...]
To mark the anniversary of the Institute of Medicine’s watershed report “To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System,” West Health is running a series of interviews between their Chief Medical and Science officer Dr. Joe Smith and IOM committee members who helped produce the report (which estimates 440,000 lethal errors each year including [...]