Monthly Archives: June 2012

Update: State Licensure Board/NPDB Reform Campaign

Our reform campaign continues to move forward, with a heavy emphasis on the states.  We believe the states are where we can make the most immediate impact in terms of reforming state licensure boards for docs, RNs, and other clinicians … Continue reading

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American Health Lawyers Association Release Disclosure Checklist

I was speaking with a claims manager friend a week ago who said the disclosure movement is picking up a lot of momentum and starting to “snowball.”   Well, you know that statement is true when the lawyers formally jump on … Continue reading

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Over Paying on a Case? Genesis Burkett Story

At Sorry Works! we have continually talked about the need to get the compensation piece of the disclosure puzzle right.  The beauty of disclosure is that it opens up a whole universe of opportunities (economic and non-economic) when trying to … Continue reading

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Medical Errors, the Media, and Regulators

Over the last couple days there’s been a story circulating in the media – including blogs and e-newsletters – about several California hospitals recently getting hit with stiff fines for harm caused by medical errors.  I’ve spoken numerous times in … Continue reading

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Insurer Says “No” to Disclosure? Share this with Docs!

Here’s one to share with the medical staff — and please do pass along this newsletter electronically, and also paste up in the doctors’ lounge.  Share it! A few weeks ago after a Sorry Works! presentation in Indiana, the president … Continue reading

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PI Lawyer’s Take on Interviewing Patients/Families Post-Event

PI  Lawyer’s Take on Interviewing Patients/Families Post-Event Over the last couple months we have hammered home the importance of interviewing patients & families post-event as part of your review process during disclosure.  We have stressed the simple act of getting … Continue reading

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