Keyword: BMJ Quality & Safety
Many patients still feel uncomfortable voicing concerns or preferences to clinicians, even as experts push for greater engagement with patients around safety.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins are using big data analytics to identify and prevent diagnostic errors more quickly than with other methods.
The odds of a patient dying in a hospital increase dramatically when organizations replace professionally qualified nurses with lower skilled nursing assistants, according to a large European study.
Medical erroris the third leading cause of death in U.S., behind only heart disease and cancer, according to astudypublished inThe BMJ.