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The Earlier the Better: More MedMal Insurers Offer Real-Time Support After Patient Harm
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

The goal of these new early resolution and communication programs isn’t just transparency, but early and added involvement from the insurer and the health institution. And it almost doesn’t matter if there was any negligence. It also doesn’t seem to lead to more lawsuits and higher costs.

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Why Went Wrong
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Understanding why mistakes happened, turns malpractice cases into lessons.

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CRICO Insights: May 2019
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights May 2019: Documenting Past Care, Updated Algorithm, and more

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CRICO Insights: April 2019
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights April 2019: Good Apologies, Supervision Case Study, and more

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Fixing Broken Guitars
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Small problems can have big repercussions.

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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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When Things Go Wrong for Residents
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

 Learning from mistakes is more challenging for residents.

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Culture Helped, Hurt in this Dosage Error
By Barbara Szeidler, RN, BS, LNC, CPHQ, CPPS, CRICO
Tom A. Augello, CRICO

In this case, an 8-year-old girl experienced a tenfold dosing error of clotting factor, requiring admission and observation due to increased risk of stroke. It could be said that the culture at this hospital both contributed to the error, and contributed to a good response by staff.

 

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Patient Voice: Beth Felt a Lump but the Nurse Didn’t. How a Patient and her Providers Turned it Around
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Patient Voice: Beth felt a lump in her breast but the NP covering for her regular primary care doctor told her there wasn't a need for testing because she didn't feel it. An insistent patient, a concerned doctor, an apology, stellar coordination with specialists, and remission complete the story. Now, this patient praises her health care providers and the institutions they work in.

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Safer Breast Care, Culling Bad Claims, Pt Safety Research, & more...
By Alison Anderson, CRICO, Missy Padoll, CRICO, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights October 2016: Safer Breast Care, Culling Bad Claims, Patient Safety Research, & more...

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