patient care

January 4, 2018

Every year, medical errors cause an estimated 250,000 inpatient deaths in the United States, and communications failures during patient handoffs are a root cause for one-third of them, say medical governing bodies such as the Joint Commission.

A panel of experts from the United States and Canada has updated 20-year-old guidelines and recommendations for evaluating cost-effectiveness in health and medicine – guidelines used around the world to make healthcare decisions.

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