Simple solutions can reduce medication errors

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>>Fortunately, the vast majority of medication errors never result in a significant impact for patients. But, overall, the number of patients who are injured every year is very significant. About 1.5 million Americans experience drug-induced injuries that are preventable every year. Approximately 1 in every 400 hospitalizations is associated with a medication error that adversely […]




Executive Physician Immersion Program: One Physician’s Point of View | Humana
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October

Executive Physician Immersion Program: One Physician’s Point of View | Humana

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So, the executive physician immersion program, I look at it as almost a functional MBA. It’s a residency, if you will, in business. So typically, physicians kind of are trained to be clinical physicians, clinical people, bedside, right? And we may go and get an MBA secondary degree, but how do you actually get to […]




Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine | Kevin B. Jones
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October

Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine | Kevin B. Jones

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Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz Science. The very word for many of you conjures unhappy memories of boredom in high school biology or physics class. But let me assure that what you did there had very little to do with science. That was really the “what” of science. It was the history of what […]


Matthew Schultzel, DO, Scripps Robotic Surgeon

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>>Matt Schultzel, DO: It is very rewarding to be a surgeon and provide this opportunity for patients. I have family history of colon cancer, I’ve seen cancer in the family and it’s nice to be able provide patients relief from these sort of illnesses. With the doctor-patient relationship, I think there are two key factors, […]



Health & Medicine: Crash Course Sociology #42

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As we launch into our final segment of Crash Course Sociology, I’m sure one of the things that you’ve learned by now is that sociology touches on everything. It helps us understand every aspect of society – even those that we think are strictly personal, like religion, sex, and gender. And the same is true […]