Tips for Physicians When Disclosing Medical Errors

This podcast provides physicians key tips for how to disclose and apologize to patients for medical errors.

Disclosing medical errors and apologizing to physicians can be a scary thing for doctors - but it’s becoming a more common policy at medical practices and other healthcare systems.

At MGMA12, Physicians Practice talked with presenter Doug Wojcieszak, founder of Sorry Works! an organization of doctors, lawyers, insurers, and patient advocates dedicated to promoting full disclosure and apologies for medical errors as a “middle-ground solution” to
the medical malpractice crisis.

In this podcast, Wojcieszak shares his key tips for how physicians can make full disclosure and apologies to patients a reality - and how they can disclose and apologize the right way.