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Assumptions of quality medicine: the role of uncertainty.

Scott-Wittenborn N, Schneider JS. Assumptions of Quality Medicine: The Role of Uncertainty. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):753-754. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0257.

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June 14, 2017
Scott-Wittenborn N, Schneider JS. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143:753-754.

Uncertainty is common in health care delivery due to the complexity of the decision-making process. This commentary explores various factors that contribute to uncertainty and suggests that policy initiatives to improve the safety and quality of care must take uncertainty into account.

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Scott-Wittenborn N, Schneider JS. Assumptions of Quality Medicine: The Role of Uncertainty. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;143(8):753-754. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2017.0257.