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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.
Fixing America's hospitals.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Living with cancer: not talking about medical mistakes.
Gubar S. New York Times. October 30, 2014.
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.
On higher ground: ethical reasoning and its relationship with error disclosure.
Cole AP, Block L, Wu AW. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:580-585.
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.
The Sorry Works! Coalition: making the case for full disclosure.
Wojcieszak D, Banja J, Houk C. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:344-350.
The best medical care in the U.S.
Arnst C. Business Week. July 17, 2006.
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