Depression in physicians linked to medical errors, study shows

Healthcare IT News: Physician depression has implications for the quality of care delivered by them and they are highly likely to report medical errors, according to a report based on an analysis of 11 studies involving more than 21,500 physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor study, which was published in JAMA Network Open, also indicated the medical errors caused by depression would lead to further depression and additional medical errors.

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