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Web Based Education for Physicians - Learning from Mistakes

Posted Nov 18 2008 12:17am

Web Based Education for Physicians - Learning from Mistakes"Physicians historically do not learn from each other’s mistakes. Wu reported that only a minority of house staff informed attending physicians of mistakes. In another study, although ten of eleven physicians involved in major malpractice claims changed their practice in some way after an event, none talked to colleagues about the changes. Most experts agree that both individual and organizational learning from near misses and adverse events is important to creating a sustained improvement in patient safety." Here's a great and painless way of learning how not to make mistakes !

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