Mar 2, 2011

We've come a long way... but still have work to do!

Fewer Patients in ICU Getting Blood Infections

As we know, many of the campaigns that IHI has initiated and worked on have really paid off. But there is always more work to do...

Mar 1, 2011

Technology, Medical Education, and Quality of Care

Two thought-provoking articles from NY Times:

Treat the Patient, Not the CT Scan

Technology is playing an increasingly powerful role in our healthcare setting. While super-computers can certainly achieve incredible feats, we should remember that we can do things that computers cannot. Let's make technology work for us, not the other way around!

18 Stethoscopes, 1 Heart Murmur and Many Missed Connections

Another reminder about how we should treat our patients, even when we are students.