1784) to establish a National Medical Error Disclosure
and Compensation Program (National MEDiC Act).
Liability claims and costs before and after implementation of a medical error disclosure
Nor is it conducive to bringing about the much-needed transformation of health care organizational cultures from "blame and shame" to ones that are more "fair and just," with more transparent systems for error disclosure
, caregiver support and clinical process improvements.
and physician attitudes toward error disclosure
, has also found that
A better understanding of what helps or hinders error disclosure
could result in ways to address these three goals together as part of one unified process.
We use this case to discuss, from the laboratoriari s viewpoint, the ethical problems of error disclosure
Chan et al reviewed the literature on error disclosure
and surveyed patients about their information needs related to errors, and they developed a five-point framework for effective error disclosure
The two senators recently touted the benefits of the bill, the National Medical Error Disclosure
and Compensation Act (S.
Clear rules help make review, error disclosure
and training a pleasure rather than a chore both for those who instruct and our trainees.
Gallagher reviews some of the ethical issues surrounding the disclosure of medical error and argues that a consensus regarding the minimum standard for error disclosure
does not yet exist.
Banja, who directs the Section on Ethics in Research and Participant Advocacy of the Atlanta Clinical Translation Science Institute at Emory, will both comment on the current environment for error disclosure
in research and entertain questions from the attendees at the Carter Center event that is open to the public.
Gallagher, the survey on error disclosure
was sent to 2,000 physicians in Washington State and 2,000 Canadian physicians.