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Connor M, Wayman KI, Garcia C, Fischer PR; Consortium for Maximizing Family-Centered Care. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. September/October 2014;11:36,38-40,42.
Patients are increasingly encouraged to take an active role in their own safety during hospital care. Describing a near miss of a medication error, this magazine article examines elements of effective disclosure and how engaging patients and their families can contribute to error investigations and safety improvement.
Cherry RA, Marcus L, Dorn B. Physician Exec. 2010 May–Jun;36:4-6, 8-9.
This article discusses seven steps to appropriately communicate with patients and families about errors in their medical care.
Greene L. St. Petersburg Times. August 19, 2008.
This article reports on recent apologies made by Florida hospital officials for medical errors.
Rein L. Washington Post. August 30, 2019.
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.
Park A. Time Magazine. January 24, 2019.
This news article reports on the documentary To Err Is Human, which was produced and directed by the son of patient safety leader Dr. John M. Eisenberg. The film is structured around patient safety advocate Sue Sheridan's experience with diagnostic errors that resulted in harm for both her son and husband. It features a wide range of experts who discuss the impact of error on all involved, the role of culture in facilitating both mistakes and progress, and why continued work in health care safety is needed.
McGrory K, Bedi N. Tampa Bay Times. November 28, 2018.