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The Cost of Quality

Susan A. Glod, MD
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From Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Requests for Single Reprints: Susan A. Glod, MD, Division of General Internal Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Mail Code H106, 500 University Drive, PO Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033-0850.


Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(2):135. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-2-201301150-00011
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Can patient-centeredness and quality measures coexist? As we strive to protect our patients, do we also dehumanize them?

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Guidelines: An inadequate substitute for judgement
Posted on January 15, 2013
Stephen Workman
QEII HSC Halifax Nova Scotia
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In submitting to quality control guidelines, physicians and other health care workers are expected to relinquish judgement. Unfortunately, there is no substitute for judgement, which is why its absence is often so glaring.
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