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When A Patient Gets an Apology/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

February 2, 2016

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A headline in the Wall Street Journal said it all: “Hospitals Learn to Say ‘I’m Sorry’ to Patients.” At Stanford Hospital, a surgeon accidentally caused a new injury to a patient. The patient received an apology, an explanation, and a waiver of the bill, plus an undisclosed settlement. ┬áThe protocol was consistent with the adoption […]