Hospital Issues Apology After Amputation
A hospital has issued an apology
after a diabetic man who suffered a burnt toe was ordered to undergo amputation of his left leg with a misdiagnosis of gangrene.// Derek Atkinson, 56, from Newton Aycliffe, revealed that he had sought the opinion of a consultant at Bishop Auckland General Hospital. ...
Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled
...y and restitution. Ambassadors Group Inc. CEO Jeff Thomas released a public apology
on June 22, 2009. The apology
stated, " ... there are steps that all of the leaders should have taken tha...
Detroit Branch NAACP President, Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, Denounces Congressman Thaddeus McCotter's Resolution
...rks to the Cambridge Police Department. If Congressman McCotter is interested in passing resolutions for apologies then he should start by issuing an apology
to the citizens of Michigan for the current state of the economic climate in Michigan. Perhaps the Congressman should present a resolution apologizin...
Monroe Hospital: Laughter is Best Medicine for Unwelcome Publicity
...Integrated, to seize the opportunity and publish a
light-hearted, full-page apology
ad in the Herald-Times, with the headline
"Here for almost all your needs."...lease call us. And
for the record, that number is 812-825-1111."
ad has generated its own buzz over the past few weeks,
NO on Prop 8 Campaign Slams Dishonest Mailer Targeting African-American Voters
...or Barack Obama's position on Proposition 8,"
said District Attorney Harris. "The leadership of this campaign should
issue an immediate retraction and apology
for this transparent attempt to
deceive the public."
The Obama letter reads in part:
"As the Democratic nominee for President, I am proud to join ...
More Hospitals Adopting Leapfrog Group's 'Never Events' Policy Which Inculdes Apologies, Reporting, and Waiving Costs
...eapfrog's policy is more than just withholding payment for a 'never
event'," said Leah Binder, CEO of The Leapfrog Group. "The policy also
requires an apology
to the patient, a root cause analysis, and public
reporting. We want hospitals to take every step humanly possible to show
compassion and prevent thes...
Ira Magaziner Joins Leaders in Peace Psychology at MSPP to Explore Ways to Transform Violence, Heal Families, Communities and World
... apologized so we let them stay in the village."
"There are such rich gleanings from this story, especially the deep
longing for acknowledgement and apology
for harms done," says Green. "For
these villagers, there was no requiring or, perhaps even knowing about, a
larger Truth and Reconciliation Commission...
New Health Care Company to Offer Training and CMEs on Physician - Patient Communications and Helps Fulfill ACGME Requirements
assessments and educational modules to coach physicians in apology
disclosure. Civility Mutual also offers training curriculum in other ke...rds and The DEPO Principle -- is known for his work
related to the power of apology
and disclosure of health care errors. Woods
is a recognized authority and s...
RNs Denounce Sham Election in Nine Ohio Hospitals, Hospital Chain Seeks to Impose Hand-Picked Union
...istered nurses the right to determine which
union represents us, it also is an affront to the largest female profession
"I demand an apology
on behalf of the nursing profession and the
patients we serve," the message said.
Turning American democracy on its head
"Everything about the way...
Doctor-Patient Bond Frays After Medical Mistake
...scape around medical errors is changing. Already, about 30 states have enacted so-called "I'm sorry" laws, which, to a certain degree, make a doctor's apology
for an error inadmissible in a court of law.
That should help ease patient-doctor conversations. But Gallagher said many of these laws still "provi...