The purpose of this session is to review the impact of medical errors in the radiation oncology practice. The session will highlight the economic case for transparency and disclosure for preventable medical errors and how physicians can learn from medical errors. The value of transparency for patients and their families will also be discussed.
Describe the frequency and impact of medical errors.
Discuss the need for transparency.
Explain what you can do as a clinician to disclose and learn from medical errors.
Abhishek Solanki, MD, MS - This speaker has nothing to disclose
Deepak Khuntia, MD - Stock Options -Varian Medical Systems; Salary -Varian Medical Systems; Intellectual Property Rights - Varian Medical Systems
Leilani Schweltzer, BA - This speaker has nothing to disclose
Todd Pawlicki, PhD - Stock Options - VisionRT, Ltd; Royalty Income - Taylor and Francis for a textbook; Ownership/Partnership - TreatSafely Foundation [501(c)(3)]; Salary - University of California, San Diego
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