Search Tag: Disclosure

Executive Health Management

Medical Errors: Disclosure May Prevent Lawsuits

2017 22 Mar

Hospitals often take a "deny and defend" approach when faced with allegations of medical negligence. However, offering prompt disclosure and apology for medical mistakes may actually reduce the likelihood of their being sued by irate patients, according to an article from The Washington Post. Reforms to the way the healthcare industry handles medical... Read more

ICU Management

ESICM 2015: Ready for Your Close Up? Public Data Disclosure

2015 13 Oct

Intensivists need to prepare for compulsory reporting of public data, says Andrew Rhodes, London. It’s happened in surgery ( see UK example ), and it’s coming to intensive care, in the UK and the Netherlands. Rhodes was speaking at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine annual congress in Berlin, 3-7 October.   Florence Nightingale had it... Read more