Training Physicians To Admit Mistakes Lowers Medical Errors
Wochit Headline News - Friday, 19 May 2017
A new study highlights the need for better education and training for physicians focused on admitting medical errors to improve patient outcomes. "We must transform the culture of error disclosure in the medical community from one that is often punitive to one that is restorative and supportive," Dr. Neha Vapiwala, an associate professor of Radiation Oncology and vice chair of Education in the Perelman School of Medicine at Penn, said in a press release.
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