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‘An Arm And A Leg’: Real Lessons Doctors Can Learn From Fake Patients

KFF Health News Original

Are physicians asking patients the right questions in order to provide good care? Laser-focused on biomedical symptoms, some doctors miss the psychosocial factors that can be a barrier to good health. In Episode 7 of the podcast, we hear about a creative study that uncovers how some medical errors happen.

Despite Red Flags At Surgery Centers, Overseers Award Gold Seals

KFF Health News Original

A decade ago, California stopped licensing surgery centers and then gave approval power to private accreditors that are commonly paid by the same centers they inspect. That system of oversight has created a troubling legacy of laxity, a Kaiser Health News investigation finds.