Mining Malpractice Data to Make Healthcare Safer, Today's Wall Street Journal

Robert Bell rmsbell200 at YAHOO.COM
Tue May 10 17:24:25 UTC 2016


That is great. Thanks for sharing.

 First, is this kind of information widely disseminated so all can learn?

Are there errors in medicine exams, hospital tests, etc to reinforce the data?

And does litigation reduce errors in any way?

Rob Bell, MD



Sent from my iPad

On May 10, 2016, at 6:32, Ruth Ryan <ruthryan at COX.NET> wrote:

> Laura Landro, a frequent and excellent writer on healthcare for WSJ has written an article today based on 40 studies of 10,000 claims from The Doctors Company and the specialty-specific lessons learned for safer care, with examples given in obstetrics, orthopedics and emergency care. CRICO’s data mining for lessons in improvement is also cited.
> 
>  
> 
> http://www.wsj.com/articles/clues-to-better-health-care-from-old-malpractice-lawsuits-1462813546
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> Ruth
> 
>  
> 
> Ruth Ryan RN, BSN, MSW, CPHRM
> 
> Medical writer
> 
> Risk management/patient safety
> 
> Continuing medical education
> 
> Telephone (504) 256-8797
> 
> Email ruthryan at cox.net
> 
> <image003.jpg>
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> 
> 
> 
> To unsubscribe from IMPROVEDX: click the following link:
> http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?SUBED1=IMPROVEDX&A=1
> or send email to: IMPROVEDX-SIGNOFF-REQUEST at LIST.IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
> 
> Visit the searchable archives or adjust your subscription at: http://list.improvediagnosis.org/scripts/wa-IMPDIAG.exe?INDEX
> 
> Moderator:David Meyers, Board Member, Society for Improving Diagnosis in Medicine
> 
> To learn more about SIDM visit:
> http://www.improvediagnosis.org/






Moderator: David Meyers, Board Member, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine


HTML Version:
URL: <../attachments/20160510/b252feb0/attachment.html>


More information about the Test mailing list