When It Comes To Medical Mistakes, Disclosure And Apologies Are Rare
Published March 6, 2015
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    Have you ever been injured, infected, or otherwise harmed by a medical mistake? If so, your story may be more common than you think. Recently, researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine analyzed responses from 236 patients who had completed Pro Publica's Patient Harm Questionnaire , and published their findings in the journal Patient Safety . They found that only nine percent of respondents said a medical facility disclosed the harm, and only 11 percent reported that a health provider
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