What is a defect or error in the healthcare setting?
A defect or error is a factor that leads to patient dissatisfaction with care services they receive. Examples include frustrating errors such as long wait times during appointments and giving incorrect diagnosis or treatment.
What is Radisphere Radiology?
Radisphere Radiology is a platform that provides evidence-based information on the resources healthcare providers need to improve the quality of care.
What are the major causes of variation in healthcare systems?
Variations occur as a result of differences in environmental conditions, wealth, age, and the health of individual patients. The manner in which healthcare providers deliver treatment also causes variations in the care system.