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Enhancing Diagnostic Accuracy with Art Papier of VisualDx

It’s said that 10-20% of all medical diagnoses are wrong. That’s a bit scary, but it’s not surprising. Medical diagnostics is inherently complex, the medical literature is always expanding, and doctors, like all humans, grapple with availability bias – they diagnose diseases they know instead of diseases they don’t. Diagnostic accuracy is clearly a problem.

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Who’s Got the Patient’s Back? with Patient Advocate Grace Cordovano

The healthcare system is not designed to serve patients. It may have started out that way, but it’s best we confront or current reality. That’s not to say that the people working inside of this industry are bad. Not at all. Some of the best, most generous, and caring people I’ve ever met work in

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Ultraviolet Disinfection for High-Touch Hospital Surfaces with Proximity at HITS 2019

This episode is part of our in-depth coverage of the Healthcare Infection Transmission Systems (HITS) Consortium 2019 conference in Buffalo, NY that took place August 6-8th.  Check out all our shows from HITS 2019. “Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” Seth Godin That’s one of my favorite quotes and it’s exactly

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Environmental Infection Control with Sodexo at HITS 2019

This episode is part of our in-depth coverage of the Healthcare Infection Transmission Systems (HITS) Consortium 2019 conference in Buffalo, NY that took place August 6-8th.  Check out all our shows from HITS 2019. The costs and human impact of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are well known and have been well documented on this show. And as

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The Behavioral Side of Infection Prevention with Sanjay Saint at HITS 2019

This episode is part of our in-depth coverage of the Healthcare Infection Transmission Systems (HITS) Consortium 2019 conference in Buffalo, NY that took place August 6-8th.  Usually, we know what we need to do. But doing it is hard and we struggle. This is true for individuals. It’s true for organizations. And it’s true in healthcare,

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Pay for Success in Social Innovation w/ Ruth Ann Norton

The evidence is clear. Addressing the social determinants of health can dramatically improve health outcomes and reduce spending in healthcare, social services, education, criminal justice, and more. The problem is that not all interventions can be isolated and measured, and the value is not always realized by the entity that pays the bill. This creates