Monthly Archives: January 2013

Oregon’s Disclosure Plan Includes Reporting Changes to State Licensure Boards, NPDB

Last Spring (2012), Sorry Works! launched a national campaign to encourage lawmakers at the state and federal level to reform state licensure boards and the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) in light of the growing disclosure movement.  Our reason was/is … Continue reading

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Catholic Health Initiatives, Fetuses, Disclosure, & Defense Counsel

By now, you are probably well aware of the controversy caused by defense counsel for a Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) hospital who argued that fetuses are not legally a person until born in a successful attempt to dismiss a med-mal … Continue reading

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Sorry Works! Presentations for 2013

Over the last eight years, thousands of healthcare, insurance, and legal professionals have listened to a Sorry Works! presentation at their hospital, through their insurance company, or at an association meeting.  During Sorry Works! presentations, we help caregivers conceptualize disclosure … Continue reading

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February 13th – Teaching Disclosure to Front-Line Staff with On-Line Courses

Back in December, we held preview webinars of the new Sorry Works!-ELM on-line disclosure training program, and over 50 hospitals and insurers attended these webinars.   Terrific response. This is a great product for pushing the disclosure message down to the … Continue reading

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Massachusetts’ Disclosure Education for the Public & Sorry Works!

Recently, Sorry Works! launched the campaign to educate patients and families about disclosure and apology after medical errors. We believe it is incredibly important to teach consumers about disclosure, and what disclosure can mean for them after a potential medical … Continue reading

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Little Book of Empathy Now an E-Book Through Amazon

A little over a year ago, Sorry Works! released the “Little Book of Empathy, What to Say When Something Goes Wrong” as a teaching tool for front-line doctors, nurses, and other staff. We have sold thousands of hard copies of … Continue reading

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February 13th – Teaching Disclosure to Front-Line Staff with On-Line Courses

Back in December, we held preview webinars of the new Sorry Works!-ELM on-line disclosure training program, and over 50 hospitals and insurers attended these webinars. Terrific response. This is a great product for pushing the disclosure message down to the … Continue reading

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Milbank Quarterly Article on Disclosure Calls for Broad-Based Educational Campaign

The recently released Milbank Quarterly Article entitled, “Disclosure, Apology, and Offer Programs: Stakeholders’ Views of Barriers to and Strategies for Broad Implementation” is a very interesting read for people working on implementing disclosure programs within individual hospitals and insurers as … Continue reading

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Sorry Works! Campaign to Educate Patients and Families Launching Today – Book, Flyer, & Videos

The Sorry Works! Campaign to educate patients and families about disclosure, apology, and life after potential medical errors is launching today. This campaign is going to be a critical part of the disclosure movement, and it will fill a massive … Continue reading

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Next Tuesday is Launch of Sorry Works! Campaign to Educate Patients and Families

Next Tuesday is the launch of the  campaign to educate patients and families about disclosure and apology and  life after a potential medical error. Since we first announced this upcoming  campaign in early December, we have received a lot of interest from … Continue reading

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