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October 2015

This week, we’re reading about taking extra steps for quality care, and how important CT scans are to the emergency department, and more.


How Doctors Take Women’s Pain Less Seriously

"Rachel’s physical scars are healing, and she can go on the long runs she loves, but she’s still grappling with the psychic toll—what she calls 'the trauma of not being seen.'"

Study Finds CT Scans in the ED Have Significant Impact on Diagnosis

“While there was a wide spectrum of diagnostic confidence before CT, the greater a physician’s initial confidence in a diagnosis, the less likely that diagnosis was to change after CT, indicating that physicians were sound judges of their own diagnostic certainty.”

When a Physician Leaves, We All Lose
In the new value-based world, how can you balance patient and doctor needs?

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