Trust Equation

Trust Equation

Trust is important in healthcare for several reasons. First, patients need to trust their doctors and other care providers in order to feel comfortable about the care they are receiving. Second, trust is essential for effective communication between providers and

Diagnostic Error

Diagnostic Error

Diagnostic error is failing to establish an accurate and timely explanation of the patient’s health problems or communicate that explanation to the patient. There are many potential causes of diagnostic errors, but they often stem from problems with the diagnosis

Irrational Fears

Irrational Fears

Irrational fear is an intense and persistent fear of something that poses no real threat or danger. Irrational fears can be debilitating, preventing people from living their lives to the fullest. There are many different types of irrational fears, but

Beyond EM

Beyond EM

We’ve had an interesting last few years. Between COVID-19, the workforce study, and most recently, the 2022 match EM has been through a lot. Many of our colleagues have taken to the “sky is falling” mentality in addressing these events,

Ego

Ego

Post by Patricia Capone, DO PGY-1 Have you ever felt like there is a little Disney character on your shoulder, with its chest puffed out, that grows and shrinks with the size of your Ego? What is Ego? We all

Nudge Theory

Nudge Theory

Post by Rick Dasilva   A patient is being discharged, where the patient does not need antibiotics. A family member who is bedside tells you “well why does my family member not need antibiotics they haven’t been feeling well”. This