I am repeatedly impressed by the caliber of various clinical services, and my patient interactions have been challenging, educational and almost invariably gratifying. ... His professional goals include care redesign and the promotion of patient safety
It's for safety. It's a patient safety issue. Let's have a dialogue.”. ... The first H1N1 patient identified in the U.S. was a participant in a trial of an investigational influenza test.
Present position: General internist at Norristown Internal Medicine Associates. Current patient care activities: 100%. ... education; hospital finance/management; conflict of interest policies; quality and patient safety.
Clinical responsibilities and patient care sometimes supersede educational obligations, and rigorous schedules absorb time and energy that could otherwise go toward individual reading. ... His professional goals include care redesign and the promotion of
In a patient-centered medical home, patients have improved access to care and information,” said Dr. ... Patient safety also improves as the EMR alerts physicians to potential drug interactions or allergic reactions.”.
Current patient care activities: Internal medicine hospitalist service, 4 months per year (33% time). ... conflict of interest policies; quality and patient safety.
Clinicians should consider opioids only if expected benefits for both pain and function outweigh risks to the patient. ... Clinicians should continue opioid therapy only if there is clinically meaningful improvement in pain and function that outweighs
Dr. Jain and colleague Kiran Kakarala, MD, called this breakdown of responsibility the “cross-cover mindset” in a 2012 article in the Journal of Patient Safety. ... Dr. Jain said that the medical profession has always, by choice, been one of
Some experts worry that a profit motive could lead doctors to overprescribe and that the practice could impact patient safety. ... That is the last part of the process before the patient receives them and pays.
I always advise developing a treatment plan for the patient that includes goals and objectives of pain management,” Dr. ... However, if there is a pattern of aberrant behaviors that raises concerns for patient safety, then it is critical to discontinue