whistleblowing

Summary

Summary: The reporting of observed or suspected PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT or incompetence to appropriate authorities or to the public.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Whistle-blowing as a form of advocacy: guidelines for the practitioner and organization
    Annette D Greene
    Metropolitan One Church, One Child of Texas, Inc, Houston, USA
    Soc Work 49:219-30. 2004
  2. pmc Whistleblower charges medical oversight bureau with corruption
    Jeanne Lenzer
    BMJ 329:69. 2004
  3. ncbi Objective observers? Fraud cases debunk belief that whistle-blowers are insiders
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 36:17. 2006
  4. ncbi Out in the open. Long-secret whistleblower suit could harm Premera's attempt to go for-profit
    Laura B Benko
    Mod Healthc 33:18. 2003
  5. ncbi Teaching engineering ethics using role-playing in a culturally diverse student group
    Robert H Prince
    York University, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Toronto, Canada M3J 1P3
    Sci Eng Ethics 12:321-6. 2006
  6. ncbi Tragedy into policy: a quantitative study of nurses' attitudes toward patient advocacy activities
    Lisa M Black
    Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA
    Am J Nurs 111:26-35; quiz 36-7. 2011
  7. ncbi Do the ends justify the means? Nursing and the dilemma of whistleblowing
    Angela Firtko
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 23:51-6. 2005
  8. pmc Practical virtue ethics: healthcare whistleblowing and portable digital technology
    S Bolsin
    Division of Preoperative Medicine, The Geelong Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Ethics 31:612-8. 2005
  9. ncbi Understanding whistleblowing: qualitative insights from nurse whistleblowers
    Debra Jackson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health and Science, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 66:2194-201. 2010
  10. ncbi Whistleblower-initiated enforcement actions against health care fraud and abuse in the United States, 1996 to 2005
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:342-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi Whistle-blowing as a form of advocacy: guidelines for the practitioner and organization
    Annette D Greene
    Metropolitan One Church, One Child of Texas, Inc, Houston, USA
    Soc Work 49:219-30. 2004
    ....
  2. pmc Whistleblower charges medical oversight bureau with corruption
    Jeanne Lenzer
    BMJ 329:69. 2004
  3. ncbi Objective observers? Fraud cases debunk belief that whistle-blowers are insiders
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 36:17. 2006
  4. ncbi Out in the open. Long-secret whistleblower suit could harm Premera's attempt to go for-profit
    Laura B Benko
    Mod Healthc 33:18. 2003
  5. ncbi Teaching engineering ethics using role-playing in a culturally diverse student group
    Robert H Prince
    York University, Dept of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Toronto, Canada M3J 1P3
    Sci Eng Ethics 12:321-6. 2006
    ..The method is now being adopted in a short course format to assist the professional integration of foreign trained engineers...
  6. ncbi Tragedy into policy: a quantitative study of nurses' attitudes toward patient advocacy activities
    Lisa M Black
    Orvis School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA
    Am J Nurs 111:26-35; quiz 36-7. 2011
    ..This article presents the study findings and reviews how one public health tragedy led to the creation of effective health care policy...
  7. ncbi Do the ends justify the means? Nursing and the dilemma of whistleblowing
    Angela Firtko
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust J Adv Nurs 23:51-6. 2005
    Patient advocacy and a desire to rectify misconduct in the clinical setting are frequently cited reasons for whistleblowing in nursing and healthcare.
  8. pmc Practical virtue ethics: healthcare whistleblowing and portable digital technology
    S Bolsin
    Division of Preoperative Medicine, The Geelong Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Ethics 31:612-8. 2005
    ..Yet, little extant virtue ethics scholarship seriously considers the theoretical foundations of healthcare whistleblowing. The authors examine whether healthcare whistleblowing should be considered central to any medical ethics ..
  9. ncbi Understanding whistleblowing: qualitative insights from nurse whistleblowers
    Debra Jackson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health and Science, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 66:2194-201. 2010
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to explore the reasons behind the decision to blow the whistle and provide insights into nurses' experiences of being whistleblowers...
  10. ncbi Whistleblower-initiated enforcement actions against health care fraud and abuse in the United States, 1996 to 2005
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:342-9. 2008
    ..6 billion (39%) of total recoveries. This study illuminates the scope and characteristics of qui tam fraud litigation and the whistleblowers who animate this important tool for addressing waste in the health care sector...
  11. ncbi Three Australian whistleblowing sagas: lessons for internal and external regulation
    Thomas A Faunce
    Medical School, Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, ACT 0200
    Med J Aust 181:44-7. 2004
    ..Portable digital technology, if adequately funded and institutionally supported, may help to transform the conscience-based activity of whistleblowing into a culture of self-reporting, linked to personal and professional development.
  12. ncbi Can instruction in engineering ethics change students' feelings about professional responsibility?
    Golnaz Hashemian
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 16:201-15. 2010
    ..It appears that instruction in ethics can increase awareness of responsibility, knowledge about how to handle a difficult situation, and confidence in taking action...
  13. pmc Whistleblower removed from job for talking to the press
    Jeanne Lenzer
    BMJ 328:1153. 2004
  14. ncbi Ten myths about the Stark statute debunked
    Alice G Gosfield
    Alice G Gosfield and Associates, PC, 2309 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 19:200-3. 2004
    ..Many people are confused about how to apply the exceptions and what the Stark statute means. This article identifies 10 of the most common myths about Stark and explains and corrects the misconceptions...
  15. ncbi HSJ people. Cast adrift
    Julie Fagan
    Health Serv J 114:38. 2004
  16. ncbi Ethical and legal considerations in a case of research fraud
    Sigrid I Kvaal
    Faculty of Dentistry, Institute of Clinical Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Am Coll Dent 75:29-35. 2008
    ..These reflections have been fruitful for the community, although it will not, nor can it, prevent fraud in the future...
  17. pmc Supporting whistleblowers in academic medicine: training and respecting the courage of professional conscience
    T Faunce
    Medical School and Law Faculty, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Ethics 30:40-3. 2004
    ..The ability to rapidly change the ethical and professional culture of graduate medical trainees may help to deal with some of the perceived problems of declining ethical standards in academic medicine...
  18. pmc Whistleblowing in academic medicine
    R Rhodes
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, CUNY, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Med Ethics 30:35-9. 2004
    ..The authors explain how such a correction could encourage appropriate reactions to scientific misconduct from academic medicine...
  19. ncbi Health care fraud: recent developments and timeless advice
    Robert S Bennett
    Bennett Law Firm, PC, 515 Louisiana 200, Houston, TX 77002, USA
    Tex Med 99:50-6. 2003
    ..Finally, the article provides practical advice about the investigate process and what every prudent physician should do if under investigation...
  20. ncbi Fixing past mistakes. Answers to questions about reviews, refunds, disclosures
    T Jeffrey Fitzgerald
    Faegre and Benson, LLP, Denver, USA
    MGMA Connex 3:38-43, 1. 2003
    ..A group and its providers can come under fraud and abuse investigations, whistle-blower allegations and Medicare payment reviews. Many questions arise in response to billing errors or allegations of misconduct...
  21. ncbi The ethics of silence
    Geoffrey Hunt
    Nurs Ethics 11:108-9. 2004
  22. ncbi Medicaid fraud law
    Jeremiah W Nixon
    Mo Med 104:492. 2007
  23. ncbi Bullying and nursing
    Victoria Hoban
    Nurs Times 100:16-8. 2004
  24. ncbi Invited commentary: The whistle-blower act (qui tam)
    Bhagwan Satiani
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1654 Upham Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 1250, USA
    Surgery 137:472-6. 2005
  25. ncbi Corruption allegations renewed. Ill. influence-peddling scandal heats up with filing
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 35:18. 2005
  26. ncbi Spitzer's crusade
    Peter Elkind
    Fortune 150:129-30, 132, 134. 2004
  27. ncbi Having your cake and eating it too--the (un)enforceability of releases on future qui tam claims
    Todd P Photopulos
    Butler, Snow, O Mara, Stevens and Cannada, PLLC, USA
    J Health Life Sci Law 1:145, 147-61. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi Duty to report: Legal implications of nurses stealing from patients
    Bridgit Dimond
    University of Glamorgan
    Br J Nurs 15:1196-7. 2006
    ..It looks at the duty of the nurse and the issues which may arise when she tries to put her duty into action. It also considers the legal situation of the colleague who is the subject of the allegations...
  29. ncbi How to respond to a qui tam lawsuit
    Howard E O'Leary
    Dykema Gossett PLLC, Washington, DC, USA
    Trustee 57:12-4, 19, 1. 2004
    ..Whistle-blowers, i.e., current or former employees who report believed fraudulent hospital claims to the government, are on the rise. The best defense? Beat investigators to the punch and do your own sleuthing...
  30. ncbi The False Claims Act: the courts move toward a rule of reason
    Michael M Mustokoff
    Partner, Duane Morris, LLP, One Liberty Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103 7396, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 20:317-22. 2005
    ..It indicates the limitations that are imposed on prosecutors, as well as the liability that providers do incur under current statues...
  31. ncbi The unusual suspects. Whistle-blowers target contractor, Bear Stearns
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 34:14-5. 2004
  32. ncbi Whistle-blowers need more proof
    Gregg Blesch
    Mod Healthc 38:14. 2008
  33. ncbi Whistleblowing and boundary violations: exposing a colleague in the forensic milieu
    Cindy Peternelj-Taylor
    College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5E5 Canada
    Nurs Ethics 10:526-37; discussion 537-40. 2003
    The purpose of this article is to examine the phenomenon of whistleblowing as it relates to a reconstructed case study of an erotic boundary violation that emerged from a clinical situation in forensic psychiatric nursing practice...
  34. ncbi Healthcare fraud: a primer for the nurse executive
    Rebecca F Cady
    Grace Hollis Lowe Hanson and Schaeffer LLP, Visalia, CA 93291, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 9:54-61; quiz 62-3. 2007
    ..A basic understanding of these programs is therefore fundamental to understanding the problem of healthcare fraud and how to prevent it. This article will provide a basic overview of this subject for the nurse executive...
  35. ncbi Fraud flurry. No connection seen in recent moves by government
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 33:20, 22. 2003
  36. ncbi Some fraud fight left. Proposed HCA settlement, other enforcement activities indicate feds still serious about fighting healthcare fraud
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 32:6-7, 12-3, 1. 2002
    ..Hospital; and the U.S. Justice Department participated in a pending whistleblower suit against 27 hospitals. HCA's legal troubles began when James Alderson (left) blew the whistle...
  37. ncbi Speak out in a climate of fear
    Shaun Noble
    Amicus CPHVA
    Community Pract 79:127. 2006
  38. ncbi Report impaired practice--stat
    Patricia D Blair
    University of Texas, Galveston, USA
    Nurs Manage 33:24-5, 51. 2002
    ..Don't hesitate to report substance abuse and mental illness-doing so often initiates the treatment process for valued staff...
  39. ncbi Telling cultures: 'cultural' issues for staff reporting concerns about colleagues in the UK National Health Service
    Kathryn Ehrich
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London SE1 9NH
    Sociol Health Illn 28:903-26. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi Whistleblowing and organizational ethics
    Susan L Ray
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Nurs Ethics 13:438-45. 2006
    The purpose of this article is to discuss an external whistleblowing event that occurred after all internal whistleblowing through the hierarchy of the organization had failed...
  41. ncbi Blowing the whistle: a pharmacist's vexing experience unraveled
    Jeffrey Fudin
    Stratton Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Albany, NY 12054, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:2262-5. 2006
  42. ncbi Health care whistleblower suits expected to increase
    Christopher Spevak
    MidAtlantic Permanente Medical Group, USA
    Physician Exec 32:54-7. 2006
  43. ncbi Bringing in the big guns. U.S. attorney joins civil suits against Medco Health
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 33:17. 2003
  44. ncbi Speak up ... if you dare: raising concerns about colleagues you suspect of bad practice is not easy in a working culture that views whistle-blowing as 'telling tales'
    Sarah Harrison
    Nurs Stand 17:12-3. 2003
  45. ncbi Scientific credit and credibility
    Paul M Grant
    Electric Power Research Institute, PO Box 10412, 3412 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94303, USA
    Nat Mater 1:139-41. 2002
  46. ncbi The federal False Claims Act: the dangers of ignorance
    C Dean Furman
    Furman Nilsen and Lomond, PLLC, Louisville, USA
    J Ky Med Assoc 105:23-7. 2007
  47. ncbi Regulation. Confusion abounds over whistle-blower rules
    Lee Ann Runy
    Hosp Health Netw 81:26. 2007
  48. ncbi The eye in the door
    Paul Jebb
    Blackpool Victoria Hospitals NHS Trust
    Nurs Stand 17:20-1. 2003
  49. ncbi Promoting integrity among nursing students
    Melissa Langone
    Pasco Hernando Community College, West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, FL 34654 5199, USA
    J Nurs Educ 46:45-7. 2007
    ..Through the use of faculty and student situation reports, this program has enabled faculty to monitor the integrity status of the nursing program and establish policy protocols for unethical behaviors...
  50. ncbi Whistle-blower law tightened. Ruling demands first-hand knowledge of wrongdoing
    Matthew DoBias
    Mod Healthc 37:8-9. 2007
  51. pmc Healthcare fraud and abuse
    William J Rudman
    University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS
    Perspect Health Inf Manag 6:1g. 2009
    ..3 million in Medicaid overpayments for services claimed after beneficiaries' deaths.6...
  52. ncbi The content of advocacy in procedural pain care - patients' and nurses' perspectives
    Heli Vaartio
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 64:504-13. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of an exploration of the content of nursing advocacy from the point of view of patients and nurses in the context of procedural pain care...
  53. ncbi Virtue ethics: an approach to moral dilemmas in nursing
    E Arries
    School of Nursing, University of Johannesburg, Auckland Park
    Curationis 28:64-72. 2005
    ..Secondly I describe a story in which a moral dilemma is evident. Lastly I apply virtue ethics as an approach to this moral dilemma and in particular focusing on the virtues inherent in the nurse as moral agent in the story...
  54. ncbi Exploring confidentiality in the context of nurse whistle blowing: issues for nurse managers
    Debra Jackson
    Family and Community Health Research Group, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South, New South Wales, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 19:655-63. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to reveal the experiences and meaning of confidentiality for Australian nurses in the context of whistle blowing...
  55. ncbi The professional consequences of whistleblowing by nurses
    S McDonald
    Neurology Department, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    J Prof Nurs 16:313-21. 2000
    ..The aim of the research was to examine the professional consequences of whistleblowing and nonwhistleblowing in nursing...
  56. ncbi Dissolving the engineering moral dilemmas within the Islamic ethico-legal praxes
    Abdul Kabir Hussain Solihu
    Department of General Studies, Faculty of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, P O Box 10, 50728, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Sci Eng Ethics 17:133-47. 2011
    ..interpretive-evaluative maxims to two core issues in engineering ethics: genetically modified foods and whistleblowing. The study aims primarily to provide problem-solving maxims within the Maqasid al-Shari'ah matrix through ..
  57. pmc Administration of Mycobacterium leprae rHsp65 aggravates experimental autoimmune uveitis in mice
    Eliana B Marengo
    Department of Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 4:e7912. 2009
    ..It seems comprehensible that the specificity and primary function of Hsp60 molecules can be considered as a potential pathogenic factor acting as a whistleblower announcing chronic-inflammatory diseases progression...
  58. ncbi Implementing US-style anti-fraud laws in the Australian pharmaceutical and health care industries
    Thomas A Faunce
    College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:474-8. 2011
    ..for fraud on the public purse, but crucially supports such actions by providing financial encouragement for whistleblowing corporate insiders to expose evidence of fraud...
  59. ncbi [Whistleblowing: a difficult concept for nurses]
    Monika Habermann
    Zentrum für Pflegeforschung und Beratung ZePB, Hochschule Bremen, Bremen
    Pflege 23:321-9. 2010
    ..b>Whistleblowing is a way of reporting serious deficits by leaving predetermined pathways and addressing persons, institutions ..
  60. ncbi Practitioner sex abuse: occurrence, prevention and disciplinary sanction
    Nathalie Jousset
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University Hospital, Angers, France
    Med Sci Law 48:203-10. 2008
    ..In France, the Order of Practitioners does not appear to be taking its role of defending patients seriously, since it seldom issues anything more substantial than minor penalties...
  61. ncbi Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005
    William E Fassett
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, Washington State University Spokane, PO Box 1495, Spokane, WA 99210 1495, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 40:917-24. 2006
    ..To review Public Law (PL) 109-41-the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (PSQIA)-and summarize key medication error research that contributed to congressional recognition of the need for this legislation...
  62. ncbi Breaking taboo: dilemma of whistleblowing
    Peter Black
    Editor
    Br J Nurs 19:5-Unknown. 2010
    ..Me, I've got a little tickle at the back of my throat. Professor Cary Cooper from the University of Lancaster aptly named such feelings of gloom: acute post-bank holiday depression syndrome...
  63. ncbi The whistleblower implications of radiation injury lawsuits: lessons learned from In re McCafferty
    C F Rysavy
    McCarter and English, Newark, NJ 07701 0652, USA
    Health Phys 81:640-5. 2001
    ..This article explains how Centerior's actions ran afoul of the Energy Reorganization Act's "whistleblower" provision. It also describes what licensees and their subcontractors can do if faced with similar circumstances...
  64. ncbi Nurses involved in whistleblowing incidents: sequelae for their families
    Lesley M Wilkes
    Sydney West Area Health Service, Nepean Hospital, PO Box 63, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
    Collegian 18:101-6. 2011
    Nurses involved in whistleblowing often face economic and emotional retaliation, victimization and abuse. Yet for many nurses, one major part of their whistleblowing experience is the negative impact it has on their families...
  65. ncbi Physical and emotional effects of whistleblowing
    Sally McDonald
    Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, Level 8, Perth, Western Australia, 6000
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 40:14-27. 2002
    This research examined the stress-induced health effects of whistleblowing and non-whistleblowing on nurses in Western Australia...
  66. ncbi Physical therapy students' willingness to report misconduct to protect the patient's interests
    Abraham Mansbach
    Department of Philosophy, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    J Med Ethics 36:802-5. 2010
    This article presents a study on the ethical dilemma of whistleblowing in physical therapy, and suggests some lines for further research on this topic as well as ways for integrating it in the physical therapy curriculum...
  67. ncbi Trial and retribution: a qualitative study of whistleblowing and workplace relationships in nursing
    Debra Jackson
    University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 36:34-44. 2010
    This paper reports a study aiming to present and describe the effects of whistleblowing episodes on nurses' workplace relationships...
  68. ncbi Predictors of responses to organizational wrongdoing: a study of intentions of management accountants
    Jose C Casal
    School of Management, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102 1982, USA
    Psychol Rep 103:121-33. 2008
    ..ratings indicated that intent to leave increased with seriousness of wrongdoing and expected retaliation for whistleblowing and decreased with expected effectiveness of whistleblowing...
  69. ncbi What does it mean to blow the whistle?
    J A Erlen
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Orthop Nurs 18:67-70. 1999
    ..This article provides recommendations for educators, health care agencies, and nurses as ways to support nurses who choose to blow the whistle...
  70. ncbi To tell or not to tell? The ethical dilemma of the would-be whistleblower
    Janet Malek
    Department of Medical Humanities, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina 27834, USA
    Account Res 17:115-29. 2010
    ..The article, therefore, offers tools for a would-be whistleblower to use to arrive at a defensible resolution to a difficult dilemma...
  71. ncbi Commentary: Knowing it when we see it: reflections on pornography
    Sharon K Hull
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio 44272, USA
    Acad Med 84:155-6. 2009
    ..Revisiting an incident such as the one Halperin recounts reminds readers of both genders and all career stages that violations of professional mores between teacher and learner still occur and that the price of speaking up remains high...
  72. ncbi Whistle-blowing: effective and ineffective coping responses
    S McDonald
    Neurology Department, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Nurs Forum 34:5-13. 1999
    ..Results identified four effective coping strategies used by whistle-blowers. The authors offer recommendations to nurses who encounter misconduct in their workplace...
  73. ncbi Nursing advocacy: how is it defined by patients and nurses, what does it involve and how is it experienced?
    Heli Vaartio
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:282-92. 2006
    ..Before nursing practice can truly adopt advocacy as an inherent and natural part of nursing, a clearer understanding is needed of how it is defined and what activities are needed to accomplish advocacy...
  74. ncbi Clinical study reflections: another view: Commentary on: "Raising suspicions with the Food and Drug Administration: detecting misconduct"
    Patricia Spitzig
    The Public Sector Consortium, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 16:705-11. 2010
    ..Respecting patient and whistle-blower input; appreciating research staff contributions; and implementing a systems and partnership approach would foster quality and advance clinical research...
  75. ncbi Does the risk of reprisal prevent nurses blowing the whistle on bad practice?
    Bill Whitehead
    University of Derby
    Nurs Times 106:12-5. 2010
    Despite the introduction of legislation to protect people who report poor or unsafe practice, whistleblowing can still have serious consequences for nurses.
  76. ncbi Reflections on the role of medical staff governor in a foundation trust
    Sarah Pearce
    Clin Med 11:428-9. 2011
    ..The role is ideally suited to a senior physician with reduced clinical commitments. It repays the time and trouble invested...
  77. ncbi Hospitals' legal headache. After record year, feds keep pursuing False Claims cases
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 36:10. 2006
  78. ncbi [Sanctions against fraudsters and the situation of whistleblowers with respect to the law]
    Joël Moret-Bailly
    Pr de droit privé et sciences criminelles, Universite de Lyon, CERCRID UMR CNRS 5137, Université Jean Monnet, 42023 Saint Etienne cedex 2, France
    Presse Med 41:867-71. 2012
    ..When an employee discover a violation of the research standards, he is not obliged to call the prosecutor. Whistleblowers, in the public health field, are not protected by labour law...
  79. ncbi [The management of errors and scientific fraud by biomedical journals: They cannot replace Institutions]
    Herve Maisonneuve
    Faculté de Médecine Paris Sud 11, Departement de sante publique, d évaluation et d information médicale, 63, rue Gabriel Péri, 94277 Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France
    Presse Med 41:853-60. 2012
    ..When errors and fraud are identified, journals can publish 3 statements: erratum for errors, expression of concern for errors or fraud when evidence is not established, and retraction when evidence is obvious...
  80. ncbi Whistleblowers: there ain't no cure, but there is prevention
    Robert Falk
    Powell Goldstein LLP, One Atlantic Center, 14th Floor, 1201 West Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 22:69-70. 2006
    ..This article addresses strategies for reducing the likelihood that your practice will be the target of a whistleblower suit...
  81. ncbi Blowing the whistle to protect a patient: a comparison between physiotherapy students and physiotherapists
    Abraham Mansbach
    Department of Philosophy, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, POB 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Physiotherapy 98:307-12. 2012
    ..misconduct in order to protect a patient's interests? Are they willing to report the misconduct to authorities within an organisation and/or outside of it? Are they willing to report a colleague's wrongdoing as well as that of a manager?..
  82. ncbi Witnesses to research wrongdoing
    Joan E Sieber
    California State University, East Bay, USA
    J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 7:3-14. 2012
    ..To assist institutions in designing effective, nimble programs, we suggest resources from which institutional officials may draw...
  83. pmc The silence of the unblown whistle: the Nevada hepatitis C public health crisis
    Elizabeth Leary
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Yale J Biol Med 86:79-87. 2013
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  84. ncbi Reasons registered nurses report serious wrongdoings in a public teaching hospital
    Granville King
    Department of Communication Studies, Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150, USA
    Psychol Rep 112:626-36. 2013
    ..A manipulation check of the initial 238 respondents revealed a very strong tendency for nurses to overlook a serious mistake by a close peer who had a reputation of being a "competent" nurse...
  85. ncbi Held to account. tt
    Susan Aitkenhead
    Nurs Stand 21:18-9. 2007
    ..Representatives of two nursing organisations offer a summary of nurses' legal position in relation to unsafe staffing levels...
  86. ncbi The emotional sequelae of whistleblowing: findings from a qualitative study
    Kath Peters
    Family and Community Health Research Group, School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health and Science, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 20:2907-14. 2011
    To highlight and illuminate the emotional sequelae of whistleblowing from whistleblowers and subjects of whistleblowing complaints.
  87. ncbi Science ethics education part II: changes in attitude toward scientific fraud among medical researchers after a short course in science ethics
    L Vuckovic-Dekic
    Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    J BUON 17:391-5. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of the short science ethics courses on the knowledge of basic principles of responsible conduct of research (RCR), and on the attitude toward scientific fraud among young biomedical researchers...
  88. ncbi Inquiries into health care: learning or lynching?
    Ron Paterson
    Health and Disability Commissioner, PO Box 1791, Auckland 1140, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:100-15. 2008
    ..We need processes that support more informed scrutiny of health service quality by the public and media. There will continue to be a place for inquiries by the HDC and Coroners where external scrutiny is necessary...
  89. ncbi Self disclosure. How to manage the risk of Medicare fraud and abuse
    Matthew G Weber
    Holland and Hart LLP, Denver, USA
    MGMA Connex 9:42-5. 2009
    ..When you discover an incident of noncompliance with Medicare/Medicaid regulations, step forward and notify the authorities before the government or a whistleblower takes the problem out of your hands...
  90. pmc Ethical issues in engineering models: an operations researcher's reflections
    J Kleijnen
    Department of Information Management and Center for Economic Research, Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University, Postbox 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Sci Eng Ethics 17:539-52. 2011
    ..Finally, the article briefly discusses whistleblowing. Its many references to publications and websites enable further study of ethical issues in modeling.
  91. ncbi Blowing the whistle
    Adele Waters
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 15:7. 2008
  92. doi The Paul Revere Freedom to Warn Act
    John S Murray
    Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:38-9. 2008
  93. ncbi Internal or external whistleblowing: nurses' willingness to report wrongdoing
    Abraham Mansbach
    Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Nurs Ethics 17:483-90. 2010
    In Israel, whistleblowing in the nursing profession has been largely ignored. This topic is neither part of the professional-ethical discourse nor a subject for research...
  94. ncbi The courage to come forward
    Mark S Greenfield
    Blank Rome LLP, Los Angeles, USA
    Trustee 66:21-3, 1. 2013
    ..Whistleblowers uncover fraud and other issues. Can your hospital protect them?..
  95. ncbi First-hand experience of taking action against elder abuse
    Nicola Hollis
    Nurs Older People 19:12. 2007
  96. ncbi Turning a blind eye
    Christian Duffin
    Nurs Older People 19:6-7. 2007
  97. ncbi Whistleblowing and the law
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 16:142-5. 2011
    ..on information about bad practice in the interests of their patients must be sure to follow the requirements of the Employment Rights Act 1996 and their employer's whistleblowing policy before their disclosure qualifies for protection.
  98. ncbi Provider alert: requirements for employee education about false claims laws and whistleblower protections
    J Craig Wilson
    Mitchell Blackstock Law Firm, PLLC
    J Ark Med Soc 103:193. 2007
  99. pmc Strategies and practices in off-label marketing of pharmaceuticals: a retrospective analysis of whistleblower complaints
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1000431. 2011
    ..However, the scope of off-label marketing remains poorly characterized. We developed a typology for the strategies and practices that constitute off-label marketing...
  100. ncbi Judge to feds: pick up the pace. Longtime device case called burden on hospitals
    Joseph Mantone
    Mod Healthc 36:12. 2006
  101. ncbi Blowing the whistle on poor laboratory performances
    Leonard J Weber
    University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, USA
    Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 19:E6. 2005

Research Grants1

  1. Analysis of Research Misconduct Policies: Surveys of Officers
    REBECCA LIND; Fiscal Year: 2007
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