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Title Accountability [electronic resource] : patient safety and policy reform / Virginia A. Sharpe, editor.

Published Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2004.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages) : illustrations.
Series Hastings Center studies in ethics
Hastings Center studies in ethics.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-261) and index.
Contents Introduction: Accountability and justice in patient safety reform / Virginia A. Sharpe -- Writing/righting wrong / Sandra M. Gilbert -- Life but no limb: the aftermath of medical error / Carol Levine -- In memory of my brother, Mike / Roxanne Goeltz -- Error disclosure for quality improvement: authenticating a team of patients and providers to promote patient safety / Bryan A. Liang -- Prevention of medical error: where professional and organizational ethics meet / Edmund D. Pellegrino -- Medical mistakes and institutional culture / Carol Bayley -- "Missing the mark": medical error, forgiveness, and justice / Nancy Berlinger -- Is there an obligation to disclose near-misses in medical care? / Albert W. Wu -- God, science, and history: the cultural origins of medical error / Kenneth De Ville -- Reputation, malpractice liability, and medical error / William M. Sage -- Ethical misfits: mediation and medical malpractice litigation / Edward A. Dauer -- On selling "no-fault" / David M. Studdert -- Medical errors: pinning the blame versus blaming the system / E. Haavi Morreim.
Summary "Without devastating the very institutions that exist in all good conscience to bring us the best possible health care, Accountability calls for a balanced public policy that creates systems capable of openness that deliver just compensation and humane treatment to patients and families who have suffered from harmful medical error."--Jacket.
Other author Sharpe, Virginia A. (Virginia Ashby), 1959-
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Medical errors -- United States.
Health care reform -- United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781589012301 (electronic bk.)
1589012305 (electronic bk.)
158901023X (cloth : alk. paper)