June 5th, 2014

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

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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