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Overcoming the therapeutic illusion of accreditation

When you understand the therapeutic illusion that doctors and patients may fall into, you may understand why the same fallacies come to bear on accepting the accreditation illusion.  The NEJM explains: The Science of Choosing Wisely — Overcoming the Therapeutic Illusion … Continue reading

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A Visual Study Guide To Cognitive Biases

Here’s a beautiful graphical guide to cognitive biases: See if you can count how many biases apply in those that have taken ISO management accreditation at face value. Set this task as a project for your students!

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