Journal Article
Commentary

Patient safety: disclosure of medical errors and risk mitigation.

Moffatt-Bruce SD, Ferdinand FD, Fann JI. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 2016;102:358-62.

Although error disclosure is increasingly encouraged in health care, challenges to achieving transparency include liability and risk considerations, particularly for surgeons. This commentary describes the experiences of two health care systems that have implemented approaches to support transparent disclosure of medical errors.