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Jain M. Washington Post. May 27, 2013.
This newspaper article reports on disclosure and apology for medical errors, recounts a physician's personal experience with disclosure, and discusses how training and policies can improve the practice.
Living with cancer: not talking about medical mistakes.
Gubar S. New York Times. October 30, 2014.
What a doctor may miss by reaching for the MRI first.
Boodman SG, Kaiser Health News. Washington Post. May 19, 2014.
Medical malpractice: why is it so hard for doctors to apologize?
Sanghavi D. Boston Globe Magazine. January 27, 2013.
Veterans Affairs: Faces of Delay.
Flatten M. Washington Examiner. August 18–22, 2014.
When medical students make errors.
Khullar D. New York Times. May 15, 2014.
A cycle of redemption in a medical error disclosure and apology program.
Carmack HJ. Qual Health Res. 2014;24:860-869.
Institutional disclosure: promise and problems.
Wolk SW, Sine DM, Paull DE. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2014;33:24-32.
Heart Failure: The Decline of a Historic Transplant Program.
Hixenbaugh M, Ornstein C. Houston Chronicle and Propublica.
Doctors make mistakes. A new documentary explores what happens when they do—and how to fix it.
Park A. Time Magazine. January 24, 2019.
Performing an inadvertent procedure.
Gupta A, Jain S, Croft C. JAMA. 2019;321:504-505.
Clues to better health care from old malpractice lawsuits.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. May 9, 2016.
Inside Canada's secret world of medical error: 'There is a lot of lying, there's a lot of cover-up.'
Blackwell T. National Post. January 16, 2015.
The US has a drug shortage—and people are dying.
Koba M. Fortune. January 6, 2015.
Surgical error at Tufts prompts widespread changes.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. August 31, 2014.
Rethinking hospital restraints.
Parikh R. The Atlantic. August 18, 2014.
Trail of medical missteps in a Peace Corps death.
Stolberg SG. New York Times. July 25, 2014.
In military care, a pattern of errors but not scrutiny.
LaFraniere S, Lehren AW. New York Times. June 28, 2014.
Disclosing medical errors: views from the United States and the United Kingdom.
Kachalia A, Bates DW, Youngson GG. Surgeon. 2014;12:64-72.
Mistakes were made.
Weber DO. Hosp Health Networks Daily. February 25, 2014.
To make hospitals less deadly, a dose of data.
Rosenberg T. New York Times. December 4, 2013.
Disclosing medical errors to patients: effects of nonverbal involvement.
Hannawa AF. Patient Educ Couns. 2014;94:310-313.
Teaching medical error disclosure to residents using patient-centered simulation training.
Sukalich S, Elliott JO, Ruffner G. Acad Med. 2014;89:136-143.
Dealing with a medical mistake: should physicians apologize to patients?
Tabler NG Jr. Med Econ. November 10, 2013.
Mistakes even good doctors make.
Consumer Reports on Health. November 2013;25:6-7.
Thousands of doctors practicing despite errors, misconduct.
Eisler P, Hansen B. USA Today. August 20, 2013.
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