SPONGES….Pacific Views has an interesting update to my post from yesterday about reducing medical errors. As Mary points out, the issue is not one of badgering doctors and nurses to be more careful, it’s one of spending the time and money that it takes to systematically figure out what mistakes are most common, how they’re made, and what kinds of procedural changes can reduce them. Consider the common surgical sponge, for example….
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The White House/FlickrNo Other President Would Have Survived Defrauding Veterans' Charitiesby David AtkinsOne of the many perversities of the Trump era is the low bar to which presidential ...read more