Doctor’s diagnosis, version 2.0
Scienceline, January 10, 2008
At least one in 12 patients who die has been diagnosed incorrectly, according to a 2003 analysis published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Yet when trying to figure out difficult cases, doctors rarely use the highly accurate computer systems designed to help with the identification of ailments.
- Senators Hear How Two-Midnight Rule Harms Patients, Hospitals
- 3 Management Lessons from a Supermarket Debacle
- Medicare Advantage Carriers See 'No Choice' But to Accept Cuts
- Physicians to Appeal 'Docs v. Glocks' Ruling in FL
- IOM Identifies GME Problems, Calls for Finance Changes
- Healthcare Costs Start With What We Eat
- Handshaking Spreads Germs. Get Over It.
- Revenue Cycles Get a Boost from Simple JPEG Files
- Hospitals Likely to Outsource ICD-10 at Launch
- Anatomy of 3 Health System Rebranding Efforts