Study links medical errors to initial physician-patient encounters

02/26/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A report in JAMA Internal Medicine that analyzed 190 errors made in primary care settings found 80% were caused by breakdowns in the physician-patient encounter and most involved common diagnoses. Researchers said interventions to prevent such errors should target common contributing factors across diagnoses.

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