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Journal Article > Review
Healthcare scandals and the failings of doctors: do official inquiries hold the profession to account?
Mannion R, Davies H, Powell M, et al. J Health Org Manag. 2019;33:221-240.
Organizational acceptance of accountability for failures and implementation of solutions are critical to improve safety. This review explores the impact of investigations focused at the individual, practice, and system levels. The authors describe design and operational failings at each level that enable purposeful or accidental patient harm.
Journal Article > Study
Coldiron B, Fisher AH, Adelman E, et al. Dermatol Surg. 2005;31(pt 1):1079-1092; discussion 1093.
The investigators examined reported adverse incidents from office surgical procedures and found no correlation between facility accreditation or physician board certification and medical errors.