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Part 2: Communicating Unanticipated Adverse Outcomes; How Do I Say I'm Sorry?

Confused about discussions related to disclosure of unexpected adverse outcomes, apology versus sympathy, early resolution of injury-related complaints, and how to avoid unnecessary liability risks? You’re not alone. SFMS has partnered with the Medical Insurance Exchange of California (MIEC) to launch a two-part blog post series to assist physicians handle potentially difficult circumstances with compassion, truthfulness and candor.

Communicating Unanticipated Adverse Outcomes; How Do I Say I'm Sorry?

Confused about discussions related to disclosure of unexpected adverse outcomes, apology versus sympathy, early resolution of injury-related complaints, and how to avoid unnecessary liability risks? You’re not alone. SFMS has partnered with the Medical Insurance Exchange of California (MIEC) to launch a two-part blog post series to assist physicians handle potentially difficult circumstances with compassion, truthfulness and candor.