News tagged with physicians

Paper guides physicians' disclosure of colleagues' errors

Physicians' disclosure of errors has been studied more in the past decade than ever before, spurring rationales and guidelines for acknowledging one's own mistakes with patients. Relatively little, though, has spoken to how ...

Oct 30, 2013
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ATS issues top five 'Choosing Wisely' recommendations

(HealthDay)—The top five pulmonology-related issues that physicians and patients should question have been released by the American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society (ATS) as part ...

Oct 29, 2013
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Peer intervention program reduces patient complaints

(HealthDay)—A physician peer intervention program is effective in improving unsafe and dissatisfying physician behaviors identified through patient complaints, according to a study published in the October ...

Oct 26, 2013
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Scribes can be beneficial in medical practices

(HealthDay)—Medical scribes can accurately document physician or independent practitioner dictation and activities, allowing providers to spend more time with patients, according to an article published ...

Oct 22, 2013
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