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SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
The Medical Apology: Making It Right When Things Go Wrong.
Schulte MF, ed. Front Health Serv Manage. 2012;28:1-46.
Dealing with a medical mistake: should physicians apologize to patients?
Tabler NG Jr. Med Econ. November 10, 2013.
Medical errors are hard for doctors to admit, but it's wise to apologize to patients.
Jain M. Washington Post. May 27, 2013.
Medical errors disclosure and apology.
Weiss PM, Koch S. Contemporary OB/GYN. June 2012;57:40-45.
Medical malpractice: why is it so hard for doctors to apologize?
Sanghavi D. Boston Globe Magazine. January 27, 2013.
Apology laws: talking to patients about adverse events.
Beaulieu-Volk D. Medical Economics. June 10, 2014.
The many faces of error disclosure: a common set of elements and a definition.
Fein SP, Hilborne LH, Spiritus EM, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22:755-761.
Disclosing medical errors: views from the United States and the United Kingdom.
Kachalia A, Bates DW, Youngson GG. Surgeon. 2014;12:64-72.
A cycle of redemption in a medical error disclosure and apology program.
Carmack HJ. Qual Health Res. 2014;24:860-869.
Fixing America's hospitals.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
Constitutional arguments in favor of modifying the HCQIA to allow the dissemination of physician information to healthcare consumers.
Chernitsky LA. Wash Lee Law Rev. Spring 2006;63:737-776.
Confronting a colleague who covers up a medical error.
Brody H. Am Fam Physician. 2006;73:1272, 1274.
Should you reveal nonharmful mistakes to patients?
Yasgur BS. Medscape Business of Medicine. December 6, 2012.
On higher ground: ethical reasoning and its relationship with error disclosure.
Cole AP, Block L, Wu AW. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:580-585.
Improving patient safety through transparency.
Kachalia A. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:1677-1679.
Talking with patients about other clinicians' errors.
Gallagher TH, Mello MM, Levinson W, et al. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:1752-1757.
Delivering the truth: challenges and opportunities for error disclosure in obstetrics.
Carranza L, Lyerly AD, Lipira L, Prouty CD, Loren D, Gallagher TH. Obstet Gynecol. 2014;123:656-659.
Disclosing medical mistakes: a communication management plan for physicians.
Petronio S, Torke A, Bosslet G, Isenberg S, Wocial L, Helft PR. Perm J. 2013;17:73-79.
Mistakes were made.
Weber DO. Hosp Health Networks Daily. February 25, 2014.
The best medical care in the U.S.
Arnst C. Business Week. July 17, 2006.
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