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Chronology of a Malpractice Case
By Claire Cronin, MD, FACS, MBA

CRICO does a great job of representing physicians during a malpractice claim, but the legal stages of a trial are very different from the emotional ones.

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Clinicians are Far from Alone During a Lawsuit
By Pamela Gilman, Esq.

The defendant is the single most important witness at trial. In many cases, the outcome of a trial will come down to whether or not the jurors like and trust the defendant. For this reason, defense attorneys and malpractice insurers are offering defendant clinicians more support services to prepare for testimony and cope with stress.

 

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Archive of Retired Publications
By Jennifer Rose, CRICO

Visit this archive of retired Forum, Resource and printed Insight publications. Although these editions are no longer active, you can view many of the older publications or their titles, from this archive listing.

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Getting Clinicians in Lawsuits to Care for Selves is Hard
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

How a clinician is coping with the impact of being sued can be a significant factor in how effective he or she is as a defendant. But getting clinicians to accept help is often a challenge.

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Top 5 Safety Net Episodes Published in 2020, CBS Data Peer-Reviewed Publications in 2020, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights January 2021. Top 5 Safety Net Episodes Published in 2020, CBS Data Peer-Reviewed Publications in 2020, and more

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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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COVID-19 Threatens Primary Care
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Many health care practices are under financial duress from the COVID-19 pandemic, and this is affecting access to care. Televisits can’t do it all. A Massachusetts consortium of public and private entities surveyed nearly 400 practices of various sizes and specialties in late spring and early summer 2020. How all hands on deck isn’t necessarily a great patient safety strategy during the pandemic.

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Four Key Ways to Manage Breast Care Risks, Med Mal Insider Podcast, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight October 2020: Four Key Ways to Manage Breast Care Risks, Med Mal Insider Podcast, and more...

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Young Patient, Flawed Test, Fatal Delay in Colon CA Diagnosis
By Melissa DeMayo, CRICO, Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Despite multiple visits to her PCP with similar complaints over years, this young patient did not get a timely diagnosis of colon cancer and died. Dr. Carla Ford looks at the testing, communication among providers, and some diagnostic insights for the next patient.

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