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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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Protecting Providers: Support, Data, & Expertise

Receive first-hand advice from your peers, as well as resources from legal and clinical experts. We hope to arm those of you who have the misfortune to face an allegation of malpractice, with tools to help you better navigate the experience. Above all, we want you to know we are here should you need us.

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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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Documentation Best Practices

Write it right. Keep the reports factual, make it clear when you make a change, and be as specific as possible to get your notes right the first time.

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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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Woman Dies from Post-op Stroke When Anticoagulant Not Restarted
By Jennifer Sanchez, CRICO, Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Restarting heparin was not in the post-op instructions. In a lawsuit naming four physicians, the patient’s estate alleged negligent failure to restart anticoagulation, resulting in a stroke and ultimately, her death. The case was settled for more than a million.

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Five Recently Published CRICO Cases to Reflect On at Year’s End, Radiology Contributing Factors, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight December 2020: Five Recently Published CRICO Cases to Reflect On at Year’s End, Radiology Contributing Factors, and more...

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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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Six Key Ways to Mitigate Risk During Unexpected EHR Downtime, Safety Net Podcast, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight November 2020: Six Key Ways to Mitigate Risk From Unexpected EHR Downtime, Safety Net Podcast, and more...

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