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Journal Review

Filed Under: Tags: , August 10th, 2017 Leave a Comment

In the US, vast differences in pricing exist for the same medical services across the country, with no correlation shown between price and quality (Sinaiko 2017). Previous studies on price transparency in medicine have shown that many patients would like to know “the price of medical services in advance and are willing to look for ‘better-value care’” (Sinaiko 2017). 
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Journal Review

Filed Under: Tags: , May 11th, 2017 Leave a Comment

The Emergency Department, by its nature, is interruption driven given it is “uncontrolled and unpredictable and punctuated by intermittent time-critical activities (Chisholm 2000). On average, each Emergency Physician is interrupted 6.6 times per hour while at work;
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Journal Review

Filed Under: Tags: , , , October 20th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Iatrogenesis is an adverse patient condition directly resulting from medical treatment or error, occurring in nearly 4% of hospitalizations with 50% being preventable and 14% resulting in death (Berwick 1999,
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Brandon Quarles, MD