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Webinar: Surgery: Know Your Risks

  • November 1, 2017
  • | 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM |

Part of the Know Your Risk webinar series.


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Learn about malpractice vulnerabilities in surgical cases and discuss strategies to mitigate these risks and improve patient safety. Surgical malpractice claims are a top area of litigation with communication issues often cited as a principal cause. Please join us to continue the communication work through a discussion about building a better informed consent process.


  • Review the most frequent risks in surgery
  • Discuss informed consent/managing expectations, and
  • Highlight current initiatives to improve patient safety and decrease malpractice risk


  • Bill Berry, MD, MPH,Associate Medical Director in Surgery, CRICO and Chief Medical Officer, Ariadne Labs
  • Craig Lillehei, MD, Senior Associate in Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Matthew Grygorcewicz, Esq., Hamrock, Puleo & Oh
  • Kathy Dwyer, MSN, Senior Program Director, Patient Safety, CRICO


Surgeons, PAs, NPs, RNs, Certified Scrub Technicians and other surgical clinicians—along with their organization/practice leaders and managers—are encouraged to attend this webinar.


CRICO’s Know Your Risks Webinar series highlights the top areas of risk based on analyses of malpractice data from the CRICO CBS database.