Allen B Kachalia
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Does full disclosure of medical errors affect malpractice liability? The jury is still outAllen Kachalia
Brigham and Women s Faulkner Hospitalist Program, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:503-11. 2003..A comprehensive literature search was conducted to determine what is known about the impact of full disclosure on malpractice liability...
- Beyond negligence: avoidability and medical injury compensationAllen B Kachalia
Department of Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PB 6 Administration, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:387-402. 2008..Importantly, all three nations are harnessing their systems' power to improve patient safety, and the avoidability standard appears to be well suited for this task...
- Liability claims and costs before and after implementation of a medical error disclosure programAllen Kachalia
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Ann Intern Med 153:213-21. 2010..Since 2001, the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) has fully disclosed and offered compensation to patients for medical errors...
- "Health courts" and accountability for patient safetyMichelle M Mello
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Milbank Q 84:459-92. 2006....
- Effect of bar-code technology on the safety of medication administrationEric G Poon
Division of General Medicine Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 3 F, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120, USA
N Engl J Med 362:1698-707. 2010..To help prevent such errors, technology has been developed to verify medications by incorporating bar-code verification technology within an electronic medication-administration system (bar-code eMAR)...
- Administrative compensation of medical injuries: a hardy perennial blooms againPaul J Barringer
J Health Polit Policy Law 33:725-60. 2008..We conclude by examining conditions that may facilitate or impede progress toward establishing demonstration projects of health courts...