Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ruined Careers, Wrecked Families, & Suicides: Can’t We Do Better?

A few weeks ago I had dinner with some senior leaders of a hospital where I had given speeches earlier in the day. It was a nice meal — great company. I really enjoyed the evening. However, there was a … Continue reading

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Sun, Sand, & Defense Lawyers: Sorry Works! at DRI Conference….

Ah, Miami, Florida in March.  You know, sun, sand, and…..and…..defense lawyers!   Spring Break in college was never this much fun. Seriously,  though, as I write this post I am flying from Miami where I just spoke at the Defense Research … Continue reading

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Disclosure & Nurses Unions

I’ve recently heard of a couple cases in which nurses either weren’t allowed or couldn’t participate in a disclosure discussion with a patient or family because of union issues. The message I received was the union basically will not allow … Continue reading

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Keeping Disclosure out of Licensure Boards Scores Big Win in Oregon

We’re happy – thrilled – to report that the Oregon House overwhelmingly passed their Disclosure and Apology Bill by a margin of 55-1 earlier this week, and this bill will keep disclosure out of the state licensure boards. The Oregon … Continue reading

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Sorry Works! To Speak to Defense Lawyers

Next Thursday, March 21st, Sorry Works! Founder Doug Wojcieszak will be one of the first speakers at the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Med-Mal Conference in Miami, FL.  We are really looking forward to this presentation. You know, lawyers and disclosure … Continue reading

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Free Sorry Works! Presentation via Webinar this Thursday, March 14th at 3pm EDT/12 Noon PDT

So, you’ve always wanted to hear a Sorry Works! presentation….or you have some colleagues that need to hear a Sorry Works! presentation….or you believe a live Sorry Works! presentation will kick- start disclosure efforts at your hospital or insurance company? … Continue reading

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After Patient Safety Week: Educating Consumers About Adverse Events

So, National Patient Safety Week is coming to a close.  There has been a lot of talk about how to make hospitals and physician offices safer and, for sure, some of it will have an impact.  At Sorry Works!, we … Continue reading

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For Patient Safety Week: The Tyler Kahle Story

In honor of National Patient Safety Week, Sorry Works! is highlighting the Tyler Kahle Story. But, this is actually a daily thing for Sorry Works, as with every Sorry Works! presentation I share Tyler’s story. I tell and re-tell this … Continue reading

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