First Online: 30 October 2019
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: Dr. Wachter reports that he is a member of the Lucian Leape Institute of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (no compensation except travel expenses); has a contract to UCSF from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to edit a patient-safety website; receives royalties from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and McGraw-Hill for writing/editing several books; receives stock options for serving on the board of Accuity Medical Management Systems; receives a yearly stipend for serving on the board of The Doctors Company and on the Global Advisory Board for Teledoc; serves on the scientific advisory boards for ExternalRef removed, PatientSafe Solutions, and EarlySense (for which he receives stock options); consults with Commure (for which he receives a stipend and stock options) and Forward (stock options); has a small royalty stake in CareWeb, a hospital communication tool developed at UCSF; has given > 200 talks (a few to for-profit entities including Nuance, GE, Health Catalyst, AvaCare) for which he has received honoraria; and holds the Benioff Endowed Chair in Hospital Medicine from Marc and Lynne Benioff and the Holly Smith Distinguished Professorship in Science and Medicine at UCSF. Dr. Dzeng reports no conflicts of interest.
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