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Mass. Hospitals Urged to Apologize, Settle

  • May 27, 2012

CRICO was an early adopter of the “disclosure, apology, and offer” approach — the cornerstone of a new initiative to improve the state’s cumbersome and costly malpractice system. ... A coalition of Massachusetts physician, hospital, and patient groups believe that this approach will cut down on lengthy litigation and build trust between caregivers and patients.


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Kowalczyk  J.  Mass. hospital urged to apologize, settle.  The Boston Globe.