Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Wrong Rib Removed at Yale + Inadequate Disclosure = Lawsuit

Wrong Rib Removed at Yale + Inadequate Disclosure = Lawsuit Doozy of a case from Yale. Wrong rib removed from a female patient, and there is disagreement about what was told to the patient, Mrs. Craven, and her husband after the … Continue reading

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Why are Some Patient Advocates So Angry?

You see them on Facebook and Twitter. They rant and rant, and rant some more. Post after post literally screaming about the evils of healthcare (as well as med-mal insurance companies and defense lawyers). These folks are not interested in … Continue reading

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Slow, Reactive, and Apparently Incomplete Apology Leads to Med-Mal Lawsuit

There are several themes and topics we continually hammer in Sorry Works! — Be proactive, not reactive (meaning, if possible, alert the family to the mistake before they find out on their own) Stay connected throughout the disclosure process…never let … Continue reading

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Nominations Due This Friday, March 18th — Donated/Sponsored Tool Kits

Update: Nominations due this Friday, March 18th.  You can nominate yourself, or nominate a friend or colleague.  Simply e-mail your nominations to doug@sorryworks.net.   Thank you! ********* Recently a patient safety advocate purchased/sponsored one Sorry Works! Tool Kit per month for the next … Continue reading

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Kaci Hickox, Formerly of Doctors Without Borders, on the Disclosure Documentary Movie

This week we are hearing from Kaci Hickox. Some of you may know or remember Kaci….she is a former nurse for Doctors Without Borders who tested negative for Ebola, but was still quarantined against her will at the height of … Continue reading

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