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LDI – Disclosure Education

Disclosure –  LDI, October 18th, 2019.

Below are the slides form the 10/18/19 LDI Physician Breakout for disclosing of adverse clinical events. Also included, is the disclosure education created by Cooper Legal and Risk Management.



  • The disclosures of unanticipated adverse clinical events to patients/families is required by the state of NJ (Admin. Code § 8:43E-10.7).
  • See Cooper policy 1.216 – Adverse Clinical Events.
  • Disclosures require specific elements (use the Smart Phrase .DISCLOSURE in Epic, in a Disclosure note type).
  • Disclosures are protected information, and are not released as part of the medical record.
  • There are representatives from Risk Management and Legal available 24/7 via AMION.
  • Here are the summary points from Dr. Pearlman’s presentation…

LDI Disclosure Intro

Stephen Pearlman – Value of Disclosure

Disclosing Adverse Clinical Events – Cooper



If you have any questions, please reach out to Michael Kirchhoff, MD – Patient Safety Officer or Joseph Montella, MD – Chief Medical Officer.



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