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Meeting/Conference Proceedings

When There's Harm in the Hospital: Can Transparency Replace "Deny and Defend"?

National Health Policy Forum. Washington, DC: George Washington University. March 11, 2016.

This report provides the insights from a panel exploring the need for transparency after a medical mistake occurs. The session discussed the history and evolution of new approaches to achieve transparency, such as communication-and-resolution programs. Experts participating in the session included Dr. David Mayer, Richard Boothman, and Helen Haskell.