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    Medical Malpractice in the Time of COVID-19

    by Adam Schaffer, MD, MPH | 03/23/2020

    Under normal circumstances, medical malpractice is a significant concern for physicians. We know this concern influences physician behavior. As a result of COVID-19, hospitalists, emergency medicine physicians, critical care physicians, nurses, and many other clinicians are currently in a period that is anything but normal.

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    Huddling for Safety

    by Lisa Ellis | 07/31/2019

    Many health system today follow a culture of safety. And for a growing number of them, daily safety huddles are becoming an integral part of these efforts.

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  • A Thanks to Our CBS Community

    by Michael Oliver | 04/03/2017

    Thanks to the dedication of national CBS Community members to clinically code their medical malpractice claims data for inclusion in CBS, researchers are able to analyze this data set to gain insights into a rare, but serious complication.

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    August Safety Salute | Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital

    by Katharine Schuler, CRICO | 08/11/2015

    We salute the Interventional Radiology department at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital for recognizing a potential patient safety risk, then implementing a creative risk mitigation solution.


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    Can Empathy be Taught?

    by Missy Padoll | 05/21/2015

    At the Schwartz Center's Celebration of Women in Healthcare, moderator Geri Denterlein asked the audience if they thought empathy is recognized as an essential element for clinicians in the health care industry, and, for those not naturally inclined, can empathy be taught?

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    March Safety Salute | BWH PROSPECT

    by Katharine Schuler, CRICO | 03/17/2015

    Brigham and Women’s Hospital is working to improve patient-provider communication.

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