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Blackwell T. National Post. January 16, 2015.
Reporting on the lack of transparency around medical errors in Canada, this news article relates how errors are being repeated across the country due to the systemic failure to have open discussions about adverse events.
Estimating deaths due to medical error: the ongoing controversy and why it matters.
Shojania KG, Dixon-Woods M. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26:423-428.
When doctors get it wrong: misdiagnoses are getting a closer look.
Olsen J. Star Tribune. August 30, 2015.
Living with cancer: not talking about medical mistakes.
Gubar S. New York Times. October 30, 2014.
Veterans Affairs: Faces of Delay.
Flatten M. Washington Examiner. August 18–22, 2014.
Medical errors are hard for doctors to admit, but it's wise to apologize to patients.
Jain M. Washington Post. May 27, 2013.
Heart Failure: The Decline of a Historic Transplant Program.
Hixenbaugh M, Ornstein C. Houston Chronicle and Propublica.
Patient Safety 101
Extent of diagnostic agreement among medical referrals.
Van Such M, Lohr R, Beckman T, Naessens JM. J Eval Clin Pract. 2017;23:870-874.
War games and diagnostic errors.
Vaughn VM, Chopra V, Howell JD. BMJ. 2016;355:i6342.
Wounded care: failure at one Indian Health Service hospital reveals a system in crisis.
Herman B, Fei F. Mod Healthc. December 2, 2016.
Clues to better health care from old malpractice lawsuits.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. May 9, 2016.
Drug shortages forcing hard decisions on rationing treatments.
Fink S. New York Times. January 29, 2016.
Medication errors involving overrides of healthcare technology.
Grissinger M. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2015;12:141-148.
How can we improve the recognition, reporting and resolution of medical device-related incidents in hospitals? A qualitative study of physicians and registered nurses.
Polisena J, Gagliardi A, Clifford T. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015;15:220.
Factors that influence the recognition, reporting and resolution of incidents related to medical devices and other healthcare technologies: a systematic review.
Polisena J, Gagliardi A, Urbach D, Clifford T, Fiander M. Syst Rev. 2015;4:37.
Time to tackle diagnostic errors. Physicians blame patient 'treadmill' for missed calls.
Rice S. Mod Healthc. January 2015;45:18-20.
The US has a drug shortage—and people are dying.
Koba M. Fortune. January 6, 2015.
Hamilton father misdiagnosed with lung cancer demands answers.
Carville O. The Star. November 14, 2014.
Is a tired doctor a safe doctor?
Goldman B. "White Coat, Black Art." CBC Radio. October 31, 2014.
Trail of medical missteps in a Peace Corps death.
Stolberg SG. New York Times. July 25, 2014.
In military care, a pattern of errors but not scrutiny.
LaFraniere S, Lehren AW. New York Times. June 28, 2014.
What a doctor may miss by reaching for the MRI first.
Boodman SG, Kaiser Health News. Washington Post. May 19, 2014.
When medical students make errors.
Khullar D. New York Times. May 15, 2014.
To make hospitals less deadly, a dose of data.
Rosenberg T. New York Times. December 4, 2013.
Mistakes even good doctors make.
Consumer Reports on Health. November 2013;25:6-7.
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