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Doctors Demand Apology: BMJ Medical Error Deaths 'Shoddy' Study

Two Pennsylvania doctors have reacted against a BMJ paper that claimed one third of deaths in the U.S. are caused by medical errors. Shyam Sabat,... Read more

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Medical Error US: Third Leading Cause of Death

If medical error was a cause of death, in the U.S. it would rank third after heart disease and cancer, say researchers. In BMJ, Martin Makary... Read more

Prof. Peter Bamberger, School of Management, Tel Aviv University

Rudeness Damages Medical Staff Performance

A new Tel Aviv University study published in Pediatrics shows that rudeness can affect hospital staff's diagnostic and professional performance.... Read more

Richelle Koopman, MD, MU School of Medicine

EHR Clinic Notes Need Redesign

Electronic health record documentation tools, including the clinic note that recaps a patient's medical history, should be redesigned to better... Read more

Collaboration Improves Medical Students’ Diagnostic Accuracy

Medical students are more accurate in selecting a correct diagnosis for simulated patient cases when they work in pairs, according to new research... Read more

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