CRICO CRICO home

CRICO MDs ONLY: Register to access your facesheet, and more.

Advanced Search

  • Topic
  • Specialty
  • Content Type

RESET SEARCH CRITERIA
spacer insights-callout-masthead

Also Related

< Back To Patient Safety
0 dislikes

< Hide

Comments For

Sepsis, Vaping, Behavioral Health in the ED, and More

0 comments

< Shrink

Add Your Voice

All comments are posted anonymously. Your comment will be attributed to: "Anonymous user."

post comment

Delete

Are you sure you want to delete this comment?

insights-kc-size-masthead

Sepsis, Vaping, Behavioral Health in the ED, and More

By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Related to: Claims, Clinical Guidelines, Communication, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, My Risk, Surgery

CRICO Insights: November 2019

The Impact of Clinical Judgment Failures

When a case involves a clinical judgment failure, the patient is more likely to experience increased harm, the case is more likely to close with payment, and that payment is likely to be higher.

276%

increased odds* of involving a high-severity injury

180%

increased odds* to close with payment

463%

increased odds* to close with payment $1M+

Find out more in Medical Malpractice in America.

*Compared to cases without a clinical judgment issue. 


 

guideline

Safety in the ED: Improving the Care of Behavioral Health Patients

The AMC PSO task force assessed the risks that behavioral health patients—and their caregivers—may encounter in the ED, and offered recommendations for safer care. Get the report...

 

podPODCAST

Hospitals Can Do Better Diagnosing Deadly Sepsis

Dr. Michael Filbin (MGH) found that “vague symptoms” are the strongest predictor of mortality in sepsis patients. Is there a practical way to intervene sooner?

 

caseCASE STUDY

Communication Issue Leads to Retained Foreign Body

Following successful surgery, the patient experienced pain which was ultimately diagnosed as being related to a catheter left behind eight months earlier. What went wrong?

 

image

Boston Children’s Hospital Fights Back Against Youth Vaping

Many clinicians don’t know yet how to recognize the symptoms of vaping-related illness. Find out what BCH is doing about it...

 

surgery

Risks in Surgery: Primary Allegations

What are the top three allegations in surgery cases and what can you do to strengthen your practice in these areas? Protect yourself and your patients...

 


November 13, 2019
0 dislikes

< Back To Patient Safety