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Apology and Disclosure: A Father’s Perspective - Opportunity

Author: James Padilla, JD

The other day, my friend and colleague, Dale Ann Micalizzi, posted on her Facebook page a note about a doctor friend who was going to engage in an apology and disclosure following a tragic outcome. Knowing her story and having a similar one, I could only consider thinking - do we as patients and impacted family ever encourage such a difficult undertaking? I mean do we REALLY encourage it from the doctor, nurses and other healthcare providers! [...]