A new structure of attention? Open disclosure of adverse events to patients and their families.
Approach to Improving Safety
- Risk Managers
- Quality and Safety Professionals
- Organizational Behaviorists
- Policy Makers
- Family Members and Caregivers
Open disclosure is an important principle and policy in health care, with varying views on its implementation among providers and varying practices in different countries. This article discusses the broad context of an open disclosure policy and provides an empirical analysis of the impact on clinicians.