Medication Reconciliation: It’s Not Just a List

By Karen Gunning and Katie Traylor   Across America, clinics are humming with the sounds of automated blood pressure cuffs, the beep of thermometers, and the clink of the scales. A commonly heard phrase in these clinics during the patient rooming process is: “What medications are you taking?” These five words comprise one of the … Continue reading Medication Reconciliation: It’s Not Just a List

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DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS CARRY A STEEP PRICE

This article was originally published in Algorithms for Innovation https://youtu.be/fStBWT6fa3E Michael Cohen, MD understands all too well the consequences that come from diagnostic errors after being treated for acid reflux only to find out two years later that he had lung cancer along. Dr. Cohen is part of the Committee on Diagnostic Error in Medicine and is one … Continue reading DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS CARRY A STEEP PRICE