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Noted gerontologist Thomas T. Perls, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of medicine and geriatrics at Boston University, will be the morning keynote speaker for an aging continuing education conference scheduled in August in San Antonio.
Quality, safety of health care subject of July 12-14 conference.
Quality and safety mandates in health care that determine federal payments to hospitals … changing the culture of health care away from punishment toward reporting and amending of safety issues … magnet status for hospitals relating to nursing care and the possible connection to improved patient outcomes.
Research productivity in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is highlighted in a new report from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
A report released July 20 by the Institute of Medicine on the toll and frequency of prescription drug errors urges everyone, from patients and educators to industry and regulators, to play a role in enhancing procedures and vigilance so that errors and subsequent costs to health and the economy can be reduced.
Four institutions of The University of Texas System have formed the Borderplex Health Council, a new partnership promoting education and research to address the health challenges of the South Texas Border Region.