A new article on the Jama Network addresses the issue of credentialing doctors in the use of robotic surgery. It’s worth reading.
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Four innovations that have the potential to transform medical education making it better, faster, and cheaper.
Can healthcare leaders create a work environment that reflects and honors the creative spaces of the soul and brings passion back into our daily work? Can healthcare leaders inspire caregivers to connect with their own inner values in helping health systems achieve the highest quality, safest care possible for both patients and caregivers?
Telluride Alumni and Faculty share why this patient safety educational experience is like none other.
Not sure how late summer and fall flew by so fast, but it is already November, and we are now taking applications for our 2015 Telluride Summer Camp sessions!
What is it about physicians? The stereotype of the brilliant and bold surgeon who reigns over the operating room whose mantra is “A chance to cut is a chance to cure.” The ever-smiling pediatrician wearing a bowtie with small elephant on his stethoscope. And the pipe-smoking psychiatrist, steeped in Freud and saying little. None of whom listens to anyone without an MD, and often not to them.
Missed or delayed diagnoses occur in approximately 15% of patient cases. Can case simulation be used to better train clinicians to avoid errors and improve accuracy?
Creative thinking young entrepreneurs are also leading change in healthcare. While their vision and action as patient safety advocates and role models may not send financial ripples across Wall Street, or redefine how we communicate with one another just yet, their efforts will save patient lives.
As the Ebola virus lands closer to home, it has been disappointing to watch the hype, inaccuracies and blame circulating in various media on what continues as a yet-to-be controlled humanitarian and health crisis in West Africa.
As we further consider the physician development and training issues in our society, it is illustrative to turn to the oath taken by doctors in training as they begin their careers.