TITLE

Apology measures proliferate

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/18/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 11, p1115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Canadian doctors who aim to improve their communication with patients who have been harmed are receiving help in 2008. Provincial governments and national organizations have launched measures to promote accountability and transparency. The provinces of Alberta and Ontario are likely to enact apology acts after rolling out legislation in October 2008. It was British Columbia that first passed an apology act.
ACCESSION #
35166909

 

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