Monthly Archives: May 2013

Question from the Road: Family Keeps Blaming Me?

I write this e-mail as I am traveling home from a Sorry Works! presentation for a Western hospital.  On a Saturday morning I had a room full of 40+ docs and we discussed disclosure for nearly two hours.  It was a great … Continue reading

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Mom’s Letter to Hospital Where Son Died — Share with Attorneys

Two days ago (May 19th) Sorry Works! shared the story of Dale Ann Micalizzi and her yearning for an apology from the hospital where her son died 12 years after his death.  In asking permission from Dale to share her story … Continue reading

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Mom Still Wants Apology 12 Years After Son’s Death….

On Monday of last week (May 13th), Sorry Works! invited Leilani Schweitzer to tell her story of disclosure after the death of her son to medical errors and how she now works with the hospital (Stanford Medical Center) on disclosure cases.   … Continue reading

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Mother Who Lost Son to Medical Errors Advocates Disclosure

I recently watched a YouTube video of Leilani Schweitzer speaking at a TED Conference.   Leialni lost her son to medical errors at Children’s Hospital at Stanford University.  In her video, Leilani described the death of her son, what disclosure meant … Continue reading

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St. Louis Hospital Apologizes for Wrong-Side Surgery…But Not Quick Enough

  A St. Louis hospital publicly apologized yesterday for a wrong-side surgery that happened on April 4, 2013.  Fifty-three old Regina Turner suffered from mini-strokes and was scheduled for a “left-sided craniotomy bypass” to prevent future strokes, but, instead she … Continue reading

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