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A Canadian Emergency Physician’s Perspective on Healthcare from Pat Croskerry

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Listen to a Canadian emergency physician’s perspective on healthcare from Pat Croskerry on this episode of the Perspectives on Healthcare Podcast with Rob Oliver. Dr. Croskerry is an emergency physician and professor of emergency medicine in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. In addition to his MD, he also has a PhD in experimental psychology. An internationally recognized expert in patient safety, he is conducting research on clinical decision-making and medical education reform. In 2016 he was nominated to the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Top 10 List of the most impactful Canadian medical educators. Dr. Croskerry is a member of the baby boomer generation.

Here are three things that stood out as Dr. Pat Croskerry gave us a Canadian emergency physician’s perspective on healthcare:

· Medical errors rank as the #3 cause of death
· A lack of medical knowledge does not generally cause medical errors
· Medical professionals can play the role of facilitators of good decision-making in their patients

You can find out more about Dr. Pat Croskerry by googling his name. You can also find out about his book through the link below:

https://www.amazon.com/Cognitive-Autopsy-Analysis-Medical-Decision/dp/0190088745/

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