Evolving insights for preventing surgeon errors: Balancing professionalism and cognition with knowledge and skill(Comments Off on Evolving insights for preventing surgeon errors: Balancing professionalism and cognition with knowledge and skill)
This month’s cover story outlines how cognition and self-reflection affect performance and outcomes and provides a sample case describing how behavioral factors likely contributed to an adverse event.
The role of patient-reported outcome measures are identified in this article, particularly as they relate to enhanced patient engagement and improved quality of surgical care.
This article describes bundling and Accountable Care Organizations as they relate to the Advanced Alternative Payment Model plan and provides lessons learned by one institution that developed bundled care packages to improve quality of care and control costs.
A brief history of the Olga M. Jonasson, MD, Lecture and an overview of the latest Jonasson Lecturer—Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, the first African-American woman neurosurgeon in the U.S.—are provided.
Alexa Canady, MD, FACS, describes her career path as the first African-American woman neurosurgeon in the U.S., outlines the benefits of peer support for the success of minority physicians, and highlights the importance of retirement planning to avoid surgeon burnout.
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- Dream to become: Dr. Canady inspires an aspiring surgeon
- How do we improve patient safety? A look at the issues and an interview with Dr. Britt
- Conversation with Dr. Britt
- Above and beyond: A primer for young surgeons interested in global surgery
- The art of the deposition: Teaching residents about medical liability
- The 2017 Medicare physician fee schedule: An overview of provisions that will affect surgical practice
- 2017 CPT coding changes
- Profiles in surgical research: Mary T. Hawn, MD, MPH, FACS
- The 2016 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest: An introduction
- First-place essay: Paying it forward: When the mentee becomes the mentor
- Highlights of Clinical Congress 2016
- ACS Officers, Regents, and Board of Governors’ Executive Committee
- Presidential Address: Do what’s right for the patient: Franklin H. Martin and the American College of Surgeons
- Improving quality in geriatric surgery: A blueprint from the American College of Surgeons
- Using the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator for surgical education and quality improvement