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Cognitive biases can lead to serious patient safety events(Comments Off on Cognitive biases can lead to serious patient safety events)

December 1, 2016

Preventative actions to mitigate the effects of cognitive bias, which can be attributed to diagnostic errors in health care, are summarized in this month’s column.

Dr. Meshkati and Dr. Pellegrini, with a plaque commemorating the Codman memorial

Ernest Amory Codman Award honoree furthers quality improvement mission

Najmedin Meshkati, PhD, a professor of civil/environmental engineering, industrial and systems engineering, and international relations, was the recipient of the Ernest Amory Codman Award this year.

Workplace bullying is a real problem in health care

This month’s column underscores the challenges related to bullying and workplace violence and its effect on patient care.

Henry Ford Health System opens up about pilot testing Oro 2.0

This month’s column describes The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare’s Oro 2.0 High Reliability Organizational Assessment application, which can help organization achieve better outcomes.

New Patient Blood Management Certification aimed at eliminating unnecessary transfusions

The benefits of Patient Blood Management Certification are highlighted in this month’s column.

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