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Medical malpractice data can be leveraged to understand specialty-specific risk.
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Medicolegal liability is an issue of concern for all physicians, including pathologists. Identification of the key clinical issues that tend to lead to medical malpractice litigation, as well as the s...
We surveyed New York physicians to study their perceptions of reporting requirements related to their own mental health care on professional applications, including whether they were experiencing symp...
Medical error is a leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., with diagnostic errors comprising the majority of errors. Delay in diagnosing breast cancer is a unique multidisciplinary phenomenon ...
Within the context of medical reformation outlined by Hoffman in a series of three papers in South Dakota Medicine and the challenge of legislation involving the independent practice of advanced pract...
It is estimated that 75% of dermatologists will face malpractice litigation by age 65. Furthermore, 28.7% of medical malpractice cases against dermatologists between 2006 and 2015 were decided in favo...
Knowledge of the basic fundamental skills of electroencephalography would enable medical and nursing staffs to provide efficient and effective bedside EEG monitoring in critically ill pati...
This study provides training opportunities for critical care specialists in evaluating and treating critically ill patients. Patients enrolled in the study receive standard tests and treat...
We are pursuing a pilot study to assess the feasibility and preliminary effectiveness of adapting a critical time intervention (CTI) approach for adults with schizophrenia who have been ad...
We hypothesize that combined critical care ultrasound and PAC monitoring-oriented therapy protocol (CUP protocol), would improve prognosis of patients of ARDS with right ventricular dysfun...
Improvements in medical care have led to decreasing mortality rates in critically ill children, which have been reported to be as low as 5%. However, surviving critical illness does not ne...
A databank established by the Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 authorizing the Department of Health and Human Services to collect and release information on the professional competence and conduct of physicians, dentists, nurses, and other health care practitioners. The data include adverse actions on physicians' malpractice, licensure, hospital privileges, concealing of pertinent information, and the like.
A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.
Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
A measure of the mortality and morbidity rates among patients who receive CRITICAL CARE and INTENSIVE CARE as determined from the date of hospital discharge or release.
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Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...