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Search results for "Ambulatory Clinic or Office"
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- Ambulatory Clinic or Office
Freudenheim M. New York Times. December 13, 2010:3B.
This article reports on a committee created by the Institute of Medicine to analyze the potential impact of electronic medical records (EMR) on costs and quality of care.
Cohen ML. Med Econ. 2005 Sep 16;82:45-46, 48.
This brief article explains how to prepare an outpatient clinic code cart to respond to in-office emergencies.
Jewett C, Alesia M. Kaiser Health News. August 9, 2018.
High-profile failures during office-based procedures have raised awareness of the potential safety hazards of surgery centers and the need for improved oversight. This news article reports on safety events in ambulatory surgical centers and insufficiencies in incident reporting and analysis. Enhanced transparency regarding those failures can enable informed patient decision-making when choosing care providers.
Boodman SG, Kaiser Health News. Washington Post. May 19, 2014.
Rabin RC, Kaiser Health News. Washington Post. March 31, 2014.
This newspaper article reports on factors contributing to physician burnout and describes obstacles to resolving it. Burnout in the primary care setting was often related to business aspects such as insurance payments, managing staff, and increased oversight. Physician happiness was found to be tied to patient satisfaction, and electronic medical record use was perceived to impede meaningful interaction.
Eisler P, Hansen B. USA Today. August 20, 2013.
This newspaper article reports on physicians with records of misconduct and how poor oversight for monitoring and discipline allows them to continue practicing medicine.
Jain M. Washington Post. May 27, 2013.
Yasgur BS. Medscape Business of Medicine. March 27, 2013.
Highlighting how diagnostic errors affect patient safety, this article reviews tactics physicians use to assess patients and determine a diagnosis.
Saltzman W. ABC/WPVI. February 5, 2013.
Cohen E. CNN. October 15, 2012.
This news piece reports on a patient who may have been misdiagnosed with a stroke after receiving a contaminated steroid injection.
Dwyer J. New York Times. July 11, 2012:A15.
This newspaper article reports on gaps in communication and a missed sepsis diagnosis that led to a patient's death.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. March 8, 2012;17:1-3.
This newsletter piece discusses the pros and cons of physicians dispensing medications and its impact on patient safety.
Urman RD, Shapiro FE. APSF Newsletter. 2011;3-4,9.
This piece discusses an ambulatory surgery safety improvement program and describes its background, goals, and checklist initiative.
Radiological Society of North America. RSNA News; October 2010.
In the context of increased magnetic resonance imaging safety problems, this article emphasizes a need for MR safety standards and incident reporting.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 26, 2010;15:1-3.
This article discusses a case of data entry error in an electronic prescribing system, explains the contributing factors, and provides recommendations to prevent such errors.
Seeking a safer surgery: some states crack down on doctors who perform unregulated outpatient procedures.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. July 21, 2009:D1.
This article discusses growing legal oversight on outpatient surgery performed in physicians' offices and identifies ways in which patients can assess a facility before deciding to have a procedure there.
Carlowe J. Nursing Times. April 28, 2009.
This article focuses on the National Health Service's interest in patient safety in general practice settings and efforts to expand research in this area.
Langreth R. Forbes Magazine. May 11, 2009;183:40.
This article explores the benefits, potential unintended consequences, and business aspects of efforts to digitize the medical system.
Gould M. Health Service Journal. September 15, 2008:22-24.
This article describes the state of general practitioner incident reporting in the United Kingdom.
Weiss GG. Med Econ. May 19, 2006; 83:47-49.
This article provides suggestions for physicians to ensure reliable follow-up on test results, including tracking forms, computerization, and staff compliance with processes.