Medically injured patients desire to know more about prevention efforts

Although 60% of patients and family members were satisfied with communication-and-resolution programs after medical injury, their need to be heard and to know about efforts to prevent recurrences often were unmet, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
“The misery of medical malpractice litigation for all involved has made hospitals keenly interested in resolving medical injuries with patients before claims are filed,” Jennifer Moore, LLB, MA, PhD, of the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and colleagues wrote. “Among the strategies

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