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Deciphering Medical Hieroglyphics: The “how to’s” of making the most of your medical discovery documents
Authored by Tricia West, BSN, RN, MBA/HCM, PHN, CHN, LNC, as published in the July 2006 issue of The Advocate

System Failure: Issues of Medical Malpractice
Authored by Tricia West, BSN, RN, MBA/HCM, PHN, CHN, LNC, as published in the December 2010 issue of Valley Lawyer

Wrong-patient, Wrong-Site Procedures Persist Despite Safety Protocol
Authored by By Kevin B. O’Reilly, amednews staff. Posted Nov. 1, 2010 at American Medical News.

20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors
Medical errors are one of the Nation’s leading causes of death and injury. Government agencies, purchasers of group health care, and health care providers are working together to make the U.S. health care system safer for patients and the public. This fact sheet tells what you can do…

Ending Healthcare-Associated Infections
Healthcare-associated infections are the most common complication of hospital care, resulting in 1.7 million infections, and 99,000 deaths each year.

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