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May 2016

Naturopathy and Patient Safety

By David Kulwicki|2019-03-18T22:01:45+00:00May 27th, 2016|Patient Safety|

Naturopathy, or naturopathic medicine, is a holistic method for treating medical conditions, often involving natural remedies and herbal medicines.   Naturopaths, bearing either the credential Naturopathic Doctor (N.D.) or Naturopathic Medical Doctor (N.M.D.), have sought greater recognition among other practitioners of the medical arts.  In particular, they seek status under Medicare regulations to obtain reimbursements under [...]

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November 2015

Patient Safety and Interventional Spine Procedures

By David Kulwicki|2019-03-18T22:01:57+00:00November 5th, 2015|Patient Safety|

Patient safety is the paramount consideration in any medical treatment.  The universal standard of care is that no physician or other caregiver should ever put a patient at unnecessary risk of harm.  The corollary to this rule is that if a treatment carries certain necessary risks, the caregiver has a duty to disclose those to [...]

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July 2014

Making Healthcare Safe

By David Kulwicki|2019-04-24T18:00:05+00:00July 20th, 2014|Patient Safety|

Making healthcare safe sounds like a reasonable idea, doesn't it?  Of course it does! Why in the world is it so hard to make healthcare safe to begin with?  We have all heard about the Institute of Medicine report that says that medical mistakes are a serious problem in our healthcare system. The real question [...]

May 2014

Patient Safety Update

By David Kulwicki|2022-02-17T23:23:12+00:00May 7th, 2014|Patient Safety|

Patient safety is the most important aspect of any medical encounter.  We expect world class care from our hospitals and doctors that hold themselves out as experts. What we often receive in terms of our healthcare is a far cry from what is advertised. If more money was spent on implementing and enforcing patient safety [...]

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April 2014

Patient Safety

By David Kulwicki|2022-02-17T23:24:59+00:00April 18th, 2014|