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October 18, 2019

Doctor Shares How Apologizing for a Medical Error Changed Her Life for the Better

“She’s crashing!” Dr. Kate McLean recalled the Anesthesiologist exclaiming during the start of a surgery event many years ago. She went on to share that “the next two minutes were complete chaos. I started chest compressions as our attending supervisor confirmed that the Veres hadn’t caused any internal bleeding”. In her new Huffington Post article, [...]

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February 14, 2019

Free Patient Safety Tools With Proven Results From MedStar Health’s IQS CANDOR Program

At last month’s 7th annual World Patient Safety Summit, the expert “Hospital Leadership Panel” discussed the need for open transparency by hospital systems regarding their medical errors. During the presentation, the MedStar Health’s Institute for Quality and Safety developed CANDOR (Communication and Optimal Resolution) program through the Center for Open and Honest communication in Healthcare, [...]

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February 6, 2019

TEDx Talk By SIMCharacters Founder Dr. Jens Schwindt Asks “How Safe is Medicine?”

Modern medicine is amazing but has become extremely complex. So complex, that healthcare professionals face situations they are not always able to deal with. So what does it take to be good at something in which failure is so easy, so effortless? Dr. Jens Schwindt is an experienced neonatologist and Founder of SIMCharacters, a Vienna-based [...]

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October 16, 2018

7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit Registration Open for Jan. 18th-19th Event

Registration is now open for the 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit taking place January 18th and 19th in Huntington Beach California, which is hosted by the Patient Safety Movement Foundation and co-convened by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the European Society of Anaesthesiology. During the event, a variety of expert keynote speaker [...]

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