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Hospital Medical Errors

What the Ebola Virus and Sen. Barbara Boxer Can Teach Us About Health Care Systems

Saquib Rahim | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Saquib Rahim

Now is the time for medical communities everywhere to examine existing processes critically, pursue thoughtful advances in how we deliver care, and promote a culture that engages staff in the improvement process. Taking care of patients is not only about the therapies we provide but also having the most effective care delivery systems possible. By that metric, American health care still has significant room to grow.

Medical Errors Harm Huge Number of Patients

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Steve Sternberg, for U.S. News Early in July, Mary Brennan-Taylor stepped to the head of a class of medical students at the University at Buffal...

Hospital Debuts Palm-Scanning System To Cut Medical Errors

Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living

A New York City hospital has stopped asking many patients to dig out health insurance cards and fill in endless forms, instead identifying them by...