Preventing Medical Errors
Resources & References
An Online Course:
Medical Error Prevention for Mental Health Professionals
American Psychological Association. (2007). Record Keeping Guidelines. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association
Blackwell v. Kaiser Permanente (2007) case settled by arbitration
Bosk C. L. (1979). Forgive and remember: managing medical failure. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press
Gallagher, T. H. et al. (2003) Patients’ and Physicians’ Attitudes Regarding the Disclosure of Medical Errors. JAMA, 289(8), 1001-1007.
Gallagher, T. H. et al. (2007. Disclosing Harmful Medical Errors to Patients. J Med. 2713-2719
Hebert P. C, , Levin A. V., & Robertson G: (2001) Bioethics for clinicians: Disclosure of medical error. Can Med Assoc J.164 (4): 509-513
Kohn L. T., Corrigan J.M. & Donaldson M. Ss.. (Eds) (2000) To err is human: building a safer health system. Washington (D.C.): National Academy Press.
Jimmy Ryce Law : Florida Statutes 394.910-394.932
Medau, I., Jox, R. J. & Reiter-Theil, S. (2013). How psychotherapists handle treatment errors. BMC Medical Ethics
Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (2015) Template for Root Cause Analysis retrieved from healthfinder .gov
Monahan,J., and Steadman, H.(2001) Rethinking Risk Assessment, New York,: Oxford University Press
Rosenhan, D.(1973) On Being Sane in Insane Places, Science 179(4070) 250-258.
State of Massachusetts v. Carter manslaughter verdict 6/16/17
State of Texas Board of Examiners of Psychologists v. George Denkowski, April 2011
Victoria J. Fraser, MD; Wendy Levinson, MD. (2003.) Patients’ and Physicians’ Attitudes Regarding the Disclosure of Medical Errors. JAMA 289(8):1001-1007.