Report

A Mediation Skills Model To Manage Disclosure Of Errors And Adverse Events To Patients

  • July 01, 2004
  • By Carol Liebman and Chris Stern Hyman
In this study Carol Liebman and Chris Stern Hyman of Columbia Law School examine a program of medical error communication and mediation-based dispute resolution that can improve patient care as well as reduce malpractice litigation. The measure can be adopted voluntarily by hospitals and physicians even if political consensus on legislative reform is lacking.