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High risk of burnout, depression, and low quality of life found among health care workers

High risk of burnout, depression, and low quality of life found among health care workers

New 3D-printed artificial models mimic the look and feel of real organs

New 3D-printed artificial models mimic the look and feel of real organs

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?

New method offers better way to measure effectiveness of complex healthcare interventions

New method offers better way to measure effectiveness of complex healthcare interventions

Rush Hospitals continue to earn top scores for patient safety from Leapfrog Group

Rush Hospitals continue to earn top scores for patient safety from Leapfrog Group

Depression among nurses may increase likelihood of medical errors

Depression among nurses may increase likelihood of medical errors

House seeks to cap malpractice awards as part of health care update

House seeks to cap malpractice awards as part of health care update

Study finds link between maternal-fetal deaths and day, month of delivery

Study finds link between maternal-fetal deaths and day, month of delivery

Structured tools can mitigate communication breakdowns during multidisciplinary rounds in hospital

Structured tools can mitigate communication breakdowns during multidisciplinary rounds in hospital

Study finds majority of primary care physicians do not fully disclose harmful medical errors

Study finds majority of primary care physicians do not fully disclose harmful medical errors

Mayo Clinic researchers propose nine strategies to reverse physician burnout and limit risk to patients

Mayo Clinic researchers propose nine strategies to reverse physician burnout and limit risk to patients

Standardize 4 Safety initiative finalizes list of recommendations for adult IV continuous infusions

Standardize 4 Safety initiative finalizes list of recommendations for adult IV continuous infusions

Medical errors may be prevented by shifting to integrative model of healthcare

Medical errors may be prevented by shifting to integrative model of healthcare

Regenstrief tests new method for compiling healthcare information electronically

Regenstrief tests new method for compiling healthcare information electronically

New study shows team training of health care staff can reduce patient mortality by 15%

New study shows team training of health care staff can reduce patient mortality by 15%

New report provides insight into burnout syndrome

New report provides insight into burnout syndrome

Electronic environment in health care can contribute to physician burnout

Electronic environment in health care can contribute to physician burnout

The future of simulated teaching methods: an interview with Dr Robert Amyot

The future of simulated teaching methods: an interview with Dr Robert Amyot

UD scientists merge electronic health records to improve care, clinical outcomes for CKD patients

UD scientists merge electronic health records to improve care, clinical outcomes for CKD patients

Medical error is the third biggest cause of death in the US, according to experts

Medical error is the third biggest cause of death in the US, according to experts