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    Does there need to be an accounting of how Hospitals deal with error rates and ....

    Does there need to be an accounting of how Hospitals deal with error rates and how they are reported?

    I suggest this due to the article, Cardiologist Who Revealed Echo Errors Out of a Job.

    Cardiologist Who Revealed Echo Errors Out of a Job


    The jist of which the Hospital terminated her employment for no cause but apparently due to her reporting of the error rates of cardiologists in their diagnosis. The rate at which is 29% and has caused unnecessary further tests. I personally think this should be public knowledge.

    But anyway again the Poll question is "DOES THERE NEED TO BE AN ACCOUNTING OF HOW HOSPITALS DEAL WITH ERROR RATES AND HOW THEY ARE REPORTED?
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    Re: Does there need to be an accounting of how Hospitals deal with error rates and .

    Depends on what you mean by error rate. Sometimes they have to chase down an answer. Have you never watched House?

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    Re: Does there need to be an accounting of how Hospitals deal with error rates and .

    Quote Originally Posted by Shadow Serious View Post
    Does there need to be an accounting of how Hospitals deal with error rates and how they are reported?

    I suggest this due to the article, Cardiologist Who Revealed Echo Errors Out of a Job.

    Cardiologist Who Revealed Echo Errors Out of a Job


    The jist of which the Hospital terminated her employment for no cause but apparently due to her reporting of the error rates of cardiologists in their diagnosis. The rate at which is 29% and has caused unnecessary further tests. I personally think this should be public knowledge.

    But anyway again the Poll question is "DOES THERE NEED TO BE AN ACCOUNTING OF HOW HOSPITALS DEAL WITH ERROR RATES AND HOW THEY ARE REPORTED?
    As an accountant, chances are great that she was a sacrificial lamb and did what they really wanted..."off the record".

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