Object: While malpractice litigation has had many negative impacts on health care delivery systems, information extracted from lawsuits could potentially guide toward venues to improve care. The authors present a comprehensive review of lawsuits within a tertiary academic neurosurgical department and report institutional and departmental strategies to mitigate liability by integrating risk management data with quality improvement initiatives.

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McLaughlin N, Garrett MC, Emami L, Foss SK, Klohn JL, Martin NA. Integrating Risk Management Data in Quality Improvement Initiatives within an Academic Neurosurgery Department. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2015; Jul 31:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26230469

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