Medical Mistake Mitigation Syllogism

Major Premise: Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of patient deaths (

Minor Premise: Cognitive overload is the root cause of medical mistakes (inferred from RCA2: Improving Root Cause Analyses and Actions to Prevent Harm, a Report issued by the National Patient Safety Foundation,; Patient Safety 2030, NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre at Imperial College London and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust,; and several other sources).

Conclusion: Cognitive support will mitigate medical mistakes.

Although the foregoing syllogism is non-conforming and arguably illogical (re, nevertheless I stand (sit, actually) by the conclusion; which holds the promise for medical practice and healthcare delivery transformation. Please validate this thesis to your own satisfaction by reviewing the details of the Cloud Healthcare Appliance Real-Time Solution as a Service (CHARTSaaS) and its reference architecture in these presentations, and then by imagining a CHARTSaaS-enabled IT solution:

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