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Risks Associated with the Most Common “Procedure” Clinicians Employ
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Miscommunication contributes to a large portion of malpractice cases.

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Too Good to Be Untrue
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Medmal data is a credible source for patient safety.

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Documentation Gaps Increase the Risk of a Malpractice Defendant Being Held Responsible
By Jock Hoffman, Jillian Skillings, CRICO

Inadequate or missing information increases the likelihood of payment 76%

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Power to Predict Podcast, Recommendations for Prevention and Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight September 2020: Power to Predict Podcast, Five Recommendations for Prevention and Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer , and More

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Is This Case Likely to Close with a Payment?
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

New research shows a link between the presence of three common factors in malpractice cases and the likelihood they will end up in a payment to the plaintiff. Look out for documentation deficiencies, lack of a protocol or failure to follow one, and patient assessment issues.

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An Inadequate Patient Assessment Increases the Risk of a Malpractice Defendant Being Held Responsible
By Jock Hoffman, Jillian Skillings, CRICO

Presence of this factors increases likelihood of payment 85%

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Grants RFA, Case Study, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight August 2020: Grants RFA, Case Study, and More

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Policy/Protocol Missteps More Likely to Result in Paid Claims
By Jock Hoffman, Jillian Skillings, CRICO

Presence of this factors increases likelihood of payment 145%

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“What Else Might This Be?” Might Have Saved PE Patient
By Melissa DeMayo, CRICO, Tom A. Augello, CRICO

A fatal PE misdiagnosis may have gone wrong from the very beginning. With analysis based on closed claims in the Harvard medical system, urgent care specialist Jonathan Einbinder explores ways an ordinary case with a tragic outcome might be prevented in the future.

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Reducing the Occurrence of Malpractice Cases Involving Inadequate Patient Assessment
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

While standardization—even automation—may be attractive, interventions to reduce errors during these critical initial stages of diagnostic assessment need to support the heuristics and mental shortcuts clinicians rely on to be effective and efficient.

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