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Intersystem medical error discovery: a document analysis of ethical guidelines.

Duffy B, Miller J, Vitous CA, et al. Intersystem medical error discovery: a document analysis of ethical guidelines. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(8):e1765-e1773. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000625

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January 12, 2022
Duffy B, Miller J, Vitous CA, et al. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(8):e1765-e1773.

Healthcare providers are increasingly disclosing their errors to patients. This review summarizes available guidance for how and when to report other providers’ errors, particularly those outside their own facility or system. Guidelines tended to be ambiguous and restricted to incompetence.

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Duffy B, Miller J, Vitous CA, et al. Intersystem medical error discovery: a document analysis of ethical guidelines. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(8):e1765-e1773. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000625