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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

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Patients Recording Surgery: Transparency or Medical Trainwreck?

2015 21 Dec

StatNews talks about the recent debate in healthcare over whether patients should be allowed to record their surgical procedures.  Jennifer Kritz, spokesperson for Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center communicates that the number of patients who wish to record their surgeries and the stages of care such as doctor instructions and physical therapy... Read more