Dr. Sanjay Gupta's New Book Focuses on Medical Errors

Sanjay Gupta, MD, a neurosurgeon, assistant professor of neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine and chief medical correspondent for CNN, has released a new book that focuses on medical errors, according to a CBS report.

The book, "Monday Mornings," is a fiction piece that "puts medical mistakes under the microscope," he said. The book is based on two decades worth of notes, taken during weekly meetings at his hospital to discuss medical errors and its impact on both patient and physicians.

 

Sign up for our FREE E-Weekly for more coverage like this sent to your inbox!



"Our common goal, patients and doctors alike, should be to eliminate error," Dr. Gupta said in the report. "To do so, the medical profession must be vigilant, and the public must be educated. It takes all of us to build a better system."

Related Articles on Medical Errors:

Patient Safety Education Linked to Decreased Risk of Adverse Outcomes

Back to the Basics: 6 Core Concepts for Patient Safety & Quality Control

Massachusetts Senator Blasts Governor for Not Funding Patient Safety Center

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2017. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 


IC Database-3

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months