Higher error in certain groups?

Robert Bell rmsbell at ESEDONA.NET
Mon Sep 29 15:11:02 UTC 2014


And one other thought, should I add politicians to the list of dignatories with possibly higher error rates?  Would that help the cause?

Rob Bell, M.D.

Sent from my iPad

On Sep 28, 2014, at 3:07 PM, "Hoffer, Edward P.,M.D." <EHOFFER at MGH.HARVARD.EDU> wrote:

> Anecdotes abound - doctors and nurses caring for health care professionals, particularly those they know and/or who work at their institution, often cut corners or avoid unpleasant procedures. While this is intended as kindness, it often means appropriate care is withheld.
> 
> Whether anecdotes truly reflect reality, I have no way of knowing.
> 
> Ed
> 
> Edward P Hoffer MD, FACP
> 
> ________________________________________
> From: Teresa Graedon [terry.graedon at GMAIL.COM]
> Sent: Sunday, September 28, 2014 9:30 AM
> To: IMPROVEDX at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
> Subject: Re: [IMPROVEDX] Higher error in certain groups?
> 
> Robert,
> 
> That is an interesting idea. How would it work?
> 
> I suspect that HCPs are simply more likely to detect errors than less (health-care-) educated patients. I'd be interested in data, though, or a plan to gather the evidence.
> 
> Terry Graedon, PhD
> The People's Pharmacy
> 
> On Sep 26, 2014, at 10:46 PM, Robert Bell <rmsbell at ESEDONA.NET> wrote:
> 
>> I have the idea that HCPs, particularly physicians, are more like to be exposed to errors in medicine when they are patients.
>> 
>> Is there any truth to this and, also are there other groups of patients that are more likely to be involved in errors when patients?
>> 
>> Rob Bell, M.D.
>> 
>> Sent from my iPad
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Moderator: Lorri Zipperer Lorri at ZPM1.com, Communication co-chair, Society for Improving Diagnosis in Medicine
>> 
>> To unsubscribe from the IMPROVEDX list, click the following link:<br>
>> <a href="http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1" target="_blank">http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1</a>
>> </p>
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Moderator: Lorri Zipperer Lorri at ZPM1.com, Communication co-chair, Society for Improving Diagnosis in Medicine
> 
> To unsubscribe from the IMPROVEDX list, click the following link:<br>
> <a href="http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1" target="_blank">http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1</a>
> </p>
> 
> 
> The information in this e-mail is intended only for the person to whom it is
> addressed. If you believe this e-mail was sent to you in error and the e-mail
> contains patient information, please contact the Partners Compliance HelpLine at
> http://www.partners.org/complianceline . If the e-mail was sent to you in error
> but does not contain patient information, please contact the sender and properly
> dispose of the e-mail.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Moderator: Lorri Zipperer Lorri at ZPM1.com, Communication co-chair, Society for Improving Diagnosis in Medicine
> 
> To unsubscribe from the IMPROVEDX list, click the following link:<br>
> <a href="http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1" target="_blank">http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1</a>
> </p>
> 










More information about the Test mailing list