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Ascension Health's demonstration of full disclosure protocol for unexpected events during labor and delivery shows promise.

Hendrich A, McCoy CK, Gale J, et al. Ascension health's demonstration of full disclosure protocol for unexpected events during labor and delivery shows promise. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014;33(1):39-45. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2013.1009.

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February 5, 2014
Hendrich A, McCoy CK, Gale J, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014;33(1):39-45.
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Full disclosure of medical errors has been described as both a great idea and an impractical risk management strategy. This case study evaluated Ascension Health's implementation of a full disclosure protocol during a 2-year period and found that staff support and compliance increased over time. A major barrier to widespread dissemination remains convincing liability insurers to support this type of program.

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Hendrich A, McCoy CK, Gale J, et al. Ascension health's demonstration of full disclosure protocol for unexpected events during labor and delivery shows promise. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014;33(1):39-45. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2013.1009.

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