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Paul Levy
Worked at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lived in Little Rock, AR
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It is far better to figure out why someone would want to leave you than to inhibit them from doing so.
It isn't often that I am surprised in a negative way by something relating to an Ohio pediatric hospital. Indeed, the hospitals in that state have been at the forefront of working together to enhance quality and safety for t...
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Some thoughts about disruptive technologies in the medical world.
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You're not alone, OZ.  Health care costs anti-gravity is the norm.
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Shall we see if our readers here can continue to advance human knowledge and offer other examples, either that support the hypothesis or cast doubt upon it?
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Is Facebook over-reaching now?  Will it change your viewing habits?
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When preventable deaths occur in the Djerriwarrh maternity ward over several years, questions need to be answered.
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Do have any articles or stories on failure to monitor/rescue?
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How ironic it would be if one era of such cruelty helped herald another period of political enlightenment.
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There's no better way to express your appreciation to a friend, colleague, or caregiver than to nominate them for this honor.
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Yes, access and cost are important factors as well, but if the underlying care delivered by Victoria health services is not safe and effective, the public service mission of these organizations has not been achieved.
Apparently, my recent blog post about preventable medical errors at a Victoria community hospital was widely circulated among the local health care community. Maybe it's helpful to have an outside observer say things about s...
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The Australian bull ant gets you coming and going.  He'll either bite you from the front or sting you from the back. This cadre of doctors do the job even better. They offer the potential of both harming the patient and the institution in which they work.
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In his marvelous book, How Doctors Think, Jerry explains the occurrence of diagnostic anchoring among physicians, noting the power of confirmation bias--the tendency to see and believe evidence that supports your view and ignore facts that don't. I fear that his NEJM article is infected by this cognitive error.
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A pleasant and engaging alternative to useless, intrusive, demeaning, and coercive wellness programs.
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Author, speaker, corporate advisor
Employment
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    President and CEO, 2002 - 2011
  • Harvard Medical School
    Exec. Dean for Admininstration, 1998 - 2002
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Adjunct Professor, 1992 - 1998
  • MA Water Resources Authority
    Executive Director, 1987 - 1992
  • MA Dept. of Public Utilities
    Chairman, 1983 - 1987
  • Economics & Technology, Inc.
    Senior Consultant, 1981 - 1983
  • Arkansas Dept. of Energy
    Director, 1979 - 1981
  • MA Dept. of Public Utiliities
    Commissioner and Chairman, 1978 - 1979
  • MA Energy Policy Office
    Deputy Director, 1974 - 1978
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Little Rock, AR - Boston, MA - New York, NY - Oceanside, NY
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Advocate for patient-driven care, eliminating preventable harm, transparency of clinical outcomes, and front-line driven process improvement.
Introduction
Advocate for patient-driven care, eliminating preventable harm, transparency of clinical outcomes, and front-line driven process improvement.
Education
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Economics & City Planning, 1968 - 1974
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