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Never Events Will Never Go Away

In 2002, the National Quality Forum, a non-profit that aims to improve health care, established a list of serious reportable events which have become known as never events.  Currently it lists 28 such events.  Never events are medical errors that are … Read More

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A Helpful Prostate Cancer Finding

In past posts, I have discussed the overtreatment of low grade prostate cancers and the risks such treatment creates for patients.  There is great societal pressure to treat any cancer, even a low grade prostate cancer which is unlikely to … Read More

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