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How Malpractice Cases Can Drive Your Safety Agenda

  • May 6, 2017

An analysis of OB-related medical malpractice claims involving communication failures identifies that improved communication skills of providers can improve care.


Analyzing CRICO Strategies national CBS data, this study looked at OB-related claims that involved communication failures. The researchers identified that communication failures between provider and provider and/or between provider and patients vary throughout the management of pregnancy, labor, and delivery.

The study was presented at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology annual congress and is available in its journal.

Citation for the Full-text Article

Mann S, Greenberg P.  How malpractice cases can drive your safety agenda [18B]. Obstetrics & Gynecology. May 2017; 129():24S.