Tag: medical errors

Physician Burnout and Depression May Lead to Medical Errors

A recent New York Times column reports on a growing body of research shows that physician burnout and depression are linked to medical errors and that nearly half of physicians experience burnout at some point.

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Pressures in Medical Field Limit Time Clinicians Have to Consider Diagnoses

Providing physicians with more “thinking time” and space for decision making may assist them in determining the appropriate diagnosis.

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Study: Medical Errors Drop When Doctors Communicate

Effective communication is imperative in ensuring patient safety, especially during patient handoffs.

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