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Full disclosure and apology—an idea whose time has come.
Leape LL. Physician Exec. 2006 Mar-Apr;32:16-18.
Patients' concerns about medical errors during hospitalization.
Burroughs TE, Waterman AD, Gallagher TH, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:5-14.
The best medical care in the U.S.
Arnst C. Business Week. July 17, 2006.
Standards, audits, and saying I'm sorry: an engineer's family proposes solutions.
Wojcieszak D. Patient Safety Qual Healthc. May/June 2005;2:6, 8-9.
Anatomy of an incident disclosure: the importance of dialogue.
Iedema R, Allen S. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:435-442.
When Things Go Wrong: Voices of Patients and Families.
Cambridge, MA: CRICO/RMF; 2006.
Disclosing unanticipated outcomes to patients: the art and practice.
Gallagher TH, Denham CR, Leape LL, Amori G, Levinson W. J Patient Saf. 2007;3:158-165.
Liability claims and costs before and after implementation of a medical error disclosure program.
Kachalia A, Kaufman SR, Boothman R, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2010;153:213-221.
The many faces of error disclosure: a common set of elements and a definition.
Fein SP, Hilborne LH, Spiritus EM, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22:755-761.
Fixing America's hospitals.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
Disclosure of unanticipated events: creating an effective patient communication policy (part 2 of 3).
Chicago, IL: American Society of Healthcare Risk Management; 2003.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Special Focus: Patient Safety.
Case Manager. May/June 2005;16:57-82.
Guilty, afraid, and alone — struggling with medical error.
Delbanco T, Bell SK. N Engl J Med. 2007;357:1682-1683.
MITSS HOPE Award.
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services.
The care transitions intervention: results of a randomized controlled trial.
Coleman EA, Parry C, Chalmers S, Min SJ. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:1822-1828.
Narrative review: do state laws make it easier to say "I'm sorry?"
McDonnell WM, Guenther E. Ann Intern Med. 2008;149:811-815.
Hospitals boost patients' power as advisers.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. August 8, 2007:D1.
Health care professionals' views of implementing a policy of open disclosure of errors.
Sorensen R, Iedema R, Piper D, Manias E, Williams A, Tuckett A. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2008;13:227-232.
Partnering with Patients to Drive Shared Decisions, Better Value, and Care Improvement—Workshop Proceedings.
Roundtable on Value and Science Driven Healthcare; Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2013. ISBN: 9780309288965.
A reengineered hospital discharge program to decrease rehospitalization: a randomized trial.
Jack BW, Chetty VK, Anthony D, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2009;150:178-187.
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