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New legal protections for reporting patient errors under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: a review of the medical literature and analysis.

Howard J, Levy F, Mareiniss DP, et al. New legal protections for reporting patient errors under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: a review of the medical literature and analysis. J Patient Saf. 2010;6(3):147-52.

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September 1, 2010
Howard J, Levy F, Mareiniss DP, et al. J Patient Saf. 2010;6(3):147-52.
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This study found few published articles in medical literature describing the legal protections for error disclosure by physicians. The authors suggest that this may reflect a need for greater awareness of the protections afforded by the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act.

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Howard J, Levy F, Mareiniss DP, et al. New legal protections for reporting patient errors under the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act: a review of the medical literature and analysis. J Patient Saf. 2010;6(3):147-52.

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