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Defendants share, PCPs transform care, and more
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight November 2018: Defendants share, PCPs transform care, and more

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How Patients Filter Clinician Communication
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Patients who miss or misunderstand critical clinical information are at increased risk.

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Breast Care Management, Cancer Dx Risks, and more
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight October 2018: Breast Care Management, Cancer Dx Risks, and more

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Cracking the Code for Better Rapport Among Generations
By Missy Padoll, CRICO, Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Understanding “generation codes” gives clinicians insight into their patients’ and colleagues’ mindsets and provides a tool for building the rapport needed for a productive healthcare relationship.

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Improving Dx, Culling Bad Claims, and more
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight September 2018: Improving Dx, Culling Bad Claims, and more

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Primary Care Docs Try to Up Their Diagnosis Game
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

The idea of missing something, or finding out that follow up on a lab order or specialty consult fell through the cracks, can haunt providers. Nothing represents these concerns better than a claim from a patient or family that you failed to diagnose their cancer. A recent review of professional liability claims from across the United States shows that diagnosis-related claims account for a higher percentage of dollar costs than any other category.

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Defendant Perils, Missed Cancers, and more
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight August 2018: Defendant Perils, Missed Cancers, and more

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Malpractice Risks at the Front Line of Cancer Detection
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Most cases involve the most common cancers.

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Part III: Harvard Joins IHI to Cut Referral Mistakes
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

According to estimates, as many as half of medical specialty referrals are not fully completed. In a study of medical malpractice cases asserted in the Harvard system between 2006 and 2015, 46 cases involved referral breakdowns, with an incurred cost of $11 million. The vast majority involved severe harm to the patient. Closing the Loop... is a guide to prevent this from continuing.

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MD Burnout, Avoiding MedMal, and more
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights June 2018: MD Burnout, Avoiding MedMal, and more

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