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October 19, 2021 Dr. Schaffer Explains How Healthcare Simulation Can Reduce Medical Malpractice Claims on Healthy Simulation

CRICO’s Adam Schaffer, MD, MPH spoke with HealthySimulation.com on how simulation in obstetrics and gynecology departments can help to reduce medical malpractice claims rates.

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September 14, 2021 Prediction of Operative Mortality for Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgical Procedures Without Established Risk Scores

Prediction of operative mortality for patients undergoing cardiac surgical procedures

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September 1, 2021 Prevent, Communicate, Document: Medical Malpractice Data Helps Us Manage Risk

This article by the Chief Medical Officer of The Doctors Company, a Candello partner, features insight from Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, Director of Patient Safety Services for Candello, solutions by CRICO.

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Malpractice Claims Analysis Confirms Risks in EHRs

  • February 10, 2014

Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, director of Patient Safety Services for CRICO Strategies spoke with PSQH about the risks in EHRs


Recognizing these emerging risks, CRICO—the patient safety and medical malpractice insurer for the Harvard medical community—is taking action. The Massachusetts-based company has expanded its proprietary coding system to capture EHR-related problems that have contributed to patient harm, and to guide the hospitals, physicians, and other providers it serves toward addressing vulnerabilities in their systems. 

 

Read the full-text article:

Ruder DB. Malpractice Claims Analysis Confirms Risks in EHRs. Patient Safety Qual Healthcare. Jan-Feb 2014:20-23.

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