Tag Archives: Help

A 5-Point Communication Strategy to Help Reduce Clinicians’ Cognitive Load

Between 250,000 and 440,000 people die each year from medical errors in the U.S., where medical errors are the third leading cause of death.[i] Distraction has been shown to play a role in nearly 75 percent of medical errors, and studies have demonstrated that cognitive overload is a cause in 80 percent of medical device… Read More »

Health insurer Anthem has hired a bunch of Apple employees to help it modernize

Gail Koziara Boudreaux attends The Women’s Sports Foundation’s 39th Annual Salute To Women In Sports And The Girls They Inspire Awards Gala on October 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Women’s Sports Foundation) Michael Loccisano | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Health insurance isn’t exactly known for its… Read More »

Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »