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Gabler E. New York Times. May 31, 2019.
Pediatric cardiac surgery is highly technical and risky. This newspaper article reports on a poorly performing pediatric cardiac surgery program, concerns raised by staff, and insufficient response from organizational leadership. Lack of data transparency, insufficient resources, and limited program capabilities to support a complex program contributed to poor outcomes for pediatric patients.
Journal Article > Review
Lin M, Famiglietti H. Pediatrics. 2019;143:e20190221
Disclosure of errors and adverse events is now endorsed by a broad array of organizations. This commentary emphasizes the need to educate trainees about disclosure in pediatric care. The author encourages clinicians to consider the perspectives of patients and families when preparing teams to disclose pediatric errors.
Journal Article > Commentary
Ost S. J Med Ethics. 2019;45:151-155.
Labeling medical negligence as a criminal act can affect transparency and disclosure behaviors across professional health care communities. This commentary discusses two high-profile cases from the United Kingdom to explore the appropriateness of assigning criminality in either instance—one centered on human error that contributed to the death of a child and the other involved negligent actions but resulted in no permanent patient harm.
McGrory K, Bedi N. Tampa Bay Times. November 28, 2018.