Posts Tagged "medical errors"

Physician burnout, depression can lead to major medical errors: Study

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Health & Wellness

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 9, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show Does your doctor’s mental health and well-being affect the care you receive? A new study says yes — burnout, fatigue and depression may affect major medical errors. Medical errors contribute to an estimated 100,000 to 200,000 deaths per year, according to the Institute of Medicine. Burnout — defined as emotional exhaustion or depersonalization — occurs in more than half of doctors, according to the study. Researchers surveyed physicians across the country to...

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Medical Rewind – April 21st

Posted on May 2, 2014 in Medical Rewind, Technology

If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to to listen to the show replay. Some of the things you will hear Dr. Buttar and Robert talk about in this week’s show are: Dr. Rashid Buttar and RSB discuss more about the state of medicine in America and around the globe. How is it that we have lost our way in the West? How may we regain health integrity and a system that actually promotes genuine healing? How likely are you to suffer from medical errors in the licensed monopoly of allopathy? Would a surgeon really remove...

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Blue Cross: No pay for medical errors

Posted on Apr 8, 2009 in Health & Wellness

By Alan M. Wolf (Raleigh) News & Observer Posted: Wednesday, Apr. 08, 2009 Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the state’s largest health insurer, will no longer pay hospitals for problems caused by preventable medical errors, under a new policy announced Tuesday.The policy is designed to improve patient safety and reduce medical mistakes. The details were developed by Blue Cross with the N.C. Hospital Association, which has 130 members across the state. “It goes to the old saying, ‘What gets counted gets improved,’ ” said Don Dalton, a spokesman with the N.C....

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