The new professionalism
- A Physician-based Voluntary Reporting System for Adverse Events and Medical Errors. Weingart, Saul N.; Callanan, Lawrence D.; Ship, Amy N.; Aronson, Mark D. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Dec2001, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p809
OBJECTIVE: To create a voluntary reporting method for identifying adverse events (AEs) and potential adverse events (PAEs) among medical inpatients. DESIGN: Medical house officers asked their peers about obstacles to care, injuries or extended hospitalizations, and problems with medications that...
- Should we reimburse a wasted prescription charge? // Pulse;Dec2015, p65
The article presents the views of general practitioners (GPs) on whether a medical practice should reimburse a wasted prescription charge, while some believe it is more important for a GP to apologise and rectify their mistake and reimbursement is not an option, others find a reimbursement along...
- Error mÃ©dico y eventos adversos. MENA N., PATRICIA // Revista Chilena de PediatrÃa;may/jun2008, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p319
The literature is reviewed about the perception and attitude of physicians and patients in relation to medical errors, specially in the context of public health service. The actual tendency is to consider them as part of the medical process with a systemic approach, where monitoring and prompt...
- Questioning Care at the End of Life. Ruopp, Patricia; Good, Mary-Jo Delvecchio; Lakoma, Matthew; Gadmer, Nina M.; Arnold, Robert M.; Block, Susan D. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Jun2005, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p510
Background: The goal of the larger study was to explore physicians' emotional responses to the death of their patients; this study analyzed a subset of physician transcripts to elucidate the construct of questioning care, which emerged from the larger study. Objective: To analyzes how physicians...
- He that is without sin . . . Parle, J.V. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/22/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6791, p1547
Focuses on the approaches to problems of inadequate standards by the general practitioners. Discussions on the incompetence of colleagues; Use of airline pilot errors in the study; Evaluations on the management of acute medical emergencies.
- Making acquired physician practices profitable. Bolinger, James E.; Hough, Douglas E. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p67
Presents the result of the 1995 survey of practice acquisition activity conducted by Healthcare Financial Management and Physician Services of America. Reasons for acquired physician practices could be unprofitable; Benefits as barriers to integration; Development of a strategic vision;...
- Things you do that nettle your staff. Huerta, Judith M. // Medical Economics;01/26/98, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p59
Provides suggestions for physicians to improve their relationship with their staff. Regular staff meetings and assiduously open communication; Why listening to staff and soliciting feedback is crucial to a successful practice.
- Old traditions, new realities. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/5/94, Vol. 68 Issue 23, p22
Discusses the efforts of physicians for survival. Impact of accelerating marketplace changes; Overabundance of specialists as a major flaw of the current delivery system; Physicians as small businessmen; Perceptions on physicians as gatekeepers; Benefit of the reconfiguration of the health care...
- 60 seconds to a more powerful vocabulary. Forster, Jeff // Patient Care;3/30/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p15
Editorial. Advises physicians to communicate with their patients, reassure them and lift their spirits.