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“Does your organization disclose medical errors when they occur? Does the practice of disclosure increase or decrease your liability costs?
The reported evidence from several medical centers indicates that there are both patient safety and financial benefits with disclosing medical errors. However, a widely reported and controversial expert study offers significant cautions about the disclosure route. This paper provides an overview of medical error disclosure, and analyzes the financial impact of disclosure on health care organizations.”