The National Open Disclosure Pilot: Evaluation of a policy implementation initiative

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dc.contributor.author Iedema, Roderick en_US
dc.contributor.author Mallock, Nadine en_US
dc.contributor.author Manias, Elizabeth en_US
dc.contributor.author Tuckett, Anthony en_US
dc.contributor.author Perrott, Bruce en_US
dc.contributor.author Brownhill, Suzanne en_US
dc.contributor.author Piper, Donella en_US
dc.contributor.author Hor, Suyin en_US
dc.contributor.author Hegney, Desley en_US
dc.contributor.author Scheeres, Hermine en_US
dc.contributor.author Jorm, Christine en_US
dc.contributor.author Sorensen, Ros en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:50:34Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:50:34Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2007002845 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Iedema Roderick et al. 2008, 'The National Open Disclosure Pilot: Evaluation of a policy implementation initiative', Australian Medical Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd., vol. 188, no. 7, pp. 397-400. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0025-729X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9578
dc.description.abstract en_US
dc.description.abstract Objective: To determine which aspects of open disclosure ?work? for patients and health care staff, based on an evaluation of the National Open Disclosure Pilot. Design, setting and participants: Qualitative analysis of semi-structured and open-ended interviews conducted between March and October 2007 with 131 clinical staff and 23 patients and family members who had participated in one or more open disclosure meetings. 21 of 40 pilot hospital sites, in New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Queensland, were included in the evaluation. Participating health care staff comprised 49 doctors, 20 nurses, and 62 managerial and support staff. In-depth qualitative data analysis involved mapping of discursive themes and subthemes across the interview transcripts. Results: Interviewees broadly supported open disclosure; they expressed uncertainty about its deployment and consequences, and made detailed suggestions of ways to optimise the experience, including careful pre-planning, participation by senior medical staff, and attentiveness to consumers? experience of the adverse event. Conclusion: Despite some uncertainties, the national evaluation indicates strong support for open disclosure from both health care staff and consumers, as well as a need to resource this new practice. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Australian Medical Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd. en_US
dc.title The National Open Disclosure Pilot: Evaluation of a policy implementation initiative en_US
dc.parent The Medical Journal of Australia en_US
dc.journal.volume 188 en_US
dc.journal.number 7 en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 397 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 400 en_US
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