CRICO Insights: April 2017

Five facts about communication errors in
General Medicine MPL cases...
involved a high-severity injury to the patient
involved a diagnostic error
involved miscommunication among providers re: patient’s condition
involved poor documentation of clinical findings
involved poor patient education re: risks of medications
Read the Becker’s Hospital Review brief, or the full story from CRICO.

N=951 cases asserted 2009–2013 where communication failures contributed to patient harm.
Source: CBS

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