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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Disclosing harmful medical errors to patients.

Gallagher TH, Studdert D, Levinson W. The New England journal of medicine. 2007;356:2713-9.

In this article, the authors review disclosure standards, assess recent federal and state legal developments, and discuss likely future developments. They introduce important information about the National Quality Forum's (NQF) safe practice on disclosure as well as key outcomes data on COPIC's "3Rs" program.