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Palmer J. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2019.
Organizations must learn from adverse events to prevent similar incidents. Reporting on lessons to be learned from the cascade of failures connected with the preventable death of a patient during an acute asthma attack at the door of a hospital emergency department, this magazine article outlines the importance of effective signage, appropriate security staff placement, and acceptance of the responsibility for failure.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Health Care Innovations Exchange. June 18, 2014.
Full disclosure programs have shown to be effective mechanisms for early resolution of adverse events. This article reveals one early adopter's experience with full disclosure and provides insights from the architects of the program to guide others in implementing similar strategies and spread success associated with the approach.
Sanghavi D. Boston Globe Magazine. January 27, 2013.
Chen PW. New York Times. August 19, 2010.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. February 1, 2010.
Huff C. Trustee. January 2010.
Cohen E. Empowered Patient. CNN.com. November 13, 2009.
This news story describes an incident of patient misidentification and offers tips to help patients confirm their care during a hospitalization.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. August 25, 2009:D1.
This column shares the experience of hospitals and families whose involvement in open disclosure has resulted in improved care, reduced litigation costs, and patient partnerships.
Donaldson L. BBC News. Feb 26, 2009.
This article explores the importance of apology, its benefits, and some barriers to its expression in health care.
Weiss GG. Med Econ. April 21, 2006;83:50-54.
This article discusses disclosure of adverse events from various perspectives and provides suggestions on apologizing and developing a disclosure policy.
Postman D. The Seattle Times. February 21, 2006:A1.
This article reports on a compromise reached by doctors and lawyers in Washington state. The proposed bill would allow physicians to apologize for mistakes without the apology being used against them in court.
Rice B. Med Econ. 2005 Jul 8;82:66-69
This article lists ten nonclinical mistakes physicians make when dealing with patients.