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Article: Error Disclosure and Apology in Radiology: The Case for Further Dialogue by Dr. Stephen Brown, et al.
Strong cultural currents are driving radiologists inexorably toward situations where they will be required to disclose errors to patients. Widespread direct radiologist-to-patient disclosure and apologies for errors creates a cultural shift within the specialty. This article presents a case for the need to have further dialogue in this area.
Report: 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.
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
November 15: Supporting Families at the Bedside
Open access online course: Aligning Patient-Provider Expectations for Informed Consent
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