Reporting medical mistakes and misconduct

Naylor, C. David
May 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/04/99, Vol. 160 Issue 9, p1323
Academic Journal
Editorial. Discusses an article in the same issue by Eike-Henner Kluge that challenges members of the medical profession to share their mistakes more fully with the general public their patients. Information that is available through public records in the United States; The issue of framing a Canada-wide registry of malpractice suits; View that a system for more visible reporting of malpractice and professional misconduct will do little to foster true accountability for better-quality care.


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