In a multifactorial study, The Doctors Company (a Candello member organization) investigated postpartum claims to develop clinical recommendations to decrease the risks of postpartum morbidity and mortality.

Data was extracted using the Candello Comprehensive Risk Intelligence Tool and Advanced Report Writer tool. Researchers investigated factors present in postpartum claims, indicators of severe maternal morbidity, and socioeconomic factors.

Full Text Citation

Feldman DL, Ross J, Valentine S. Postpartum malpractice claims: Can we understand preventable harms and socioeconomic factors? Inside Medical Liability. May 11, 2023.

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