The latest news on medical quality
Websites now let patients rate their physicians, despite opposition from medical groups.
Lots of mistakes happen because medications sound or look alike. Here's how to protect yourself.
But the plug was pulled on a large research project because the sponsor didn't follow one.
The patient feels violated. Doctors feel it was necessary. A court will decide.
The best caregivers aren't necessarily those who make the fewest goofs. They're the ones who learn from them.
Even many medical professionals believe these common misconceptions.
Too few workers, too much to do, and too little time to do it can undermine the best of high-tech safety fixes.
They may get special treatment, but it might not be the kind they want. Nor would you.
The risk of an error in the OR is small, but we don't really know what it is.
When it comes to improving care, hospitals are both ship- and sheep-like.