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

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

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.

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What Is Antibiotic Resistance—and How Can We Fight It?

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as “superbugs,” are a major threat to modern medicine. But how does resistance work, and what can we do to slow the spread? Read personal stories, expert accounts, and more for the answers to those questions in our four-week email series: Slowing Superbugs.