Daily Archives: October 31, 2018

ISO standards – the backlash

Nuclear safety guy, Martin Wakeman, summarises the backlash against malpractice using ISO standards in cartoons: Advertisements

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Accreditation of US hospitals did not improve patient outcomes

The BMJ published Association between patient outcomes and accreditation in US hospitals: observational study by Lam et al. BMJ 2018;363:k4011  http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4011 The Boston doctors investigated over 4 million patient outcomes in this retrospective observational study. Their conclusions? “US hospital accreditation by … Continue reading

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