News & Announcements
The Financial and Human Cost of Medical Error... and how Massachusetts can lead the way on patient safety by The Betsy Lehman Center. Interesting find that of the 19% of Massachusetts residents who said when provider apologized after an error and spoke honestly, patients were less likely to feel angry, depressed, abandoned, and betrayed. Click here to read the full report.
In the News: HealthLeaders interview with Dr. Sigall Bell, IPEP's Director of Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives, provides insight on essential elements of effective communication after medical error. Dr. Bell states, "It is important to remember that communication after harmful events is a process, not an isolated event." Click here to read the full interview.
The Reality of Disclosure Conversations, by Dr. Robert Truog, Director of the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School
October 18: Supporting Families at the Bedside
November 5: Difficult Conversations in Radiology
Open access online course: Aligning Patient-Provider Expectations for Informed Consent
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