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What’s My Risk Library
By Lisa D. Ellis, Jock Hoffman

What’s My Risk Library

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Cures Act: Perspectives from Claims and Patient Safety

Looking at the Cures Act and more open notes from both a patient safety and malpractice claims perspective.

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Cures Act Overview

Eight categories of clinical notes created must be immediately available to patients through a secure online portal. Providers may not block, or delay patients’ access to, any eligible information entered and stored in their EHR. Learn more about this 2021 ruling.

 

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Opening Your Notes: Patient Care Recommendations

Keep these methods of notes documentation in mind when recording your patient encounter. See the list of tips and specific examples.

 

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Risks in Emergency Medicine: Contributing Factors
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Deep analysis of more than a decade of medical professional liability (MPL) cases reveals that those involving Emergency Medicine clinicians are most commonly related to missed or delayed diagnoses.

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CRICO OB Patient Safety Program

FOR CNMs and FAMILY PRACTITIONERS: this voluntary program for CRICO-insured providers with obstetrics privileges rewards risk reduction activities with a malpractice premium discount.


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CRICO OB Patient Safety Program

FOR OBSTETRICIANS: this voluntary program entitles CRICO-insured providers to remain in a lower premium underwriting specialty category for each year in which they complete specific risk reduction activities.

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In Defense of the Jury System
By Elizabeth Cushing Esq, CRICO;
Hiller B. Zobel; Ellen Epstein Cohen

Patients and clinicians alike need to be able to rely on a consistent, objective, and fair review of the case.

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Neurosurgery and Medical Malpractice Risk
By Adam Schaffer, MD and Carlos Yugar, CRICO

Neurosurgery malpractice cases are responsible for not only some of the largest indemnity payments, but also significant mental health tolls. Learn how data-driven patient safety interventions have already helped.

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Risks in Radiology: Contributing Factors
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Deep analysis of more than a decade of medical professional liability (MPL) cases reveals that those involving radiologists are most commonly related to missed or delayed diagnoses, in particular, cancer, fractures, and post-procedure complications.

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