June 5th, 2014

Podcast 170 — An Emergency Physician Has the Tables Turned On Her and Returns with Lessons for All Clinicians

(14 votes, average: 3.43 out of 5)

Dr. Charlotte Yeh was crossing the street in Washington, D.C., on her way to dinner when a car hit her.

She ended up in a Level I trauma center, and the experience was sobering for its reminder that in our drive to measure quality indicators, the patient may end up ignored or forgotten.

Running Time: 10 minutes

A link to her essay in Health Affairs

One Response to “Podcast 170 — An Emergency Physician Has the Tables Turned On Her and Returns with Lessons for All Clinicians”

  1. Wilson Sprenkle MD says:

    Very similar experience with my daughter in the emergency room. Minimum of personal interaction.Saw a Physician’s Assistant; never saw a physician. All tests negative, goodbye and good luck. By the way here is you bill for $8000.

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