Newspaper/Magazine Article

Patient- and family-centered care: error disclosure and investigation.

Connor M; Wayman KI; Garcia C; Fischer PR; Consortium for Maximizing Family-Centered Care.

Patients are increasingly encouraged to take an active role in their own safety during hospital care. Describing a near miss of a medication error, this magazine article examines elements of effective disclosure and how engaging patients and their families can contribute to error investigations and safety improvement.