2018 | Abril 24
Early Discussion and Resolution (EDR). The underlying policy objectives are increasing access to information and compensation and improving patient safety. Like previous legislative models, it also seeks to reduce costs involved in such claims.
The Oregon commission has drawn a number of conclusions from its program to date. But the most important one seems to be that prompt communication with patients and their families following an adverse medical incident and the availability of a “confidential space” for discussion is of paramount importance toward achieving a successful resolution.