Integrity and Accountability—The Declining State of Physician Health and the Urgent Need for Ethical and Evidence-Based Leadership
USDTL drug testing laboratory claims to advance the”Gold Standard in Forensic Toxicology.” “Integrity: Results that you can trust, based on solid science” is listed as a corporate value. “Unlike other laboratories, our drug and alcohol testing begins and ends with strict chain of custody.” “When people’s lives are on the line, we don’t skip steps.” Joseph Jones, Vice President of Laboratory Operations explains the importance of chain-of-custody in this USDLT video presentation.
Dr. Luis Sanchez, M.D. recently published an article entitled Disruptive Behaviors Among Physicians in the Journal of the American Medical Association discussing the importance of of a “medical culture of safety” with “clear expectations and standards.” Stressing the importance of values and codes-of-conduct in the practice of medicine, he calls on physician leaders “commit to professional behavior.”
Sanchez is Past President of…
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