CRICO Insights: February 2017
Top 5 Responsible Services Cited in Malpractice Cases
Surgery (includes General Surgery and Surgery Subspecialties)
Medicine (includes General Medicine and Medicine Subspecialties)
N=27,916 cases asserted 2011–2016. Source: Comparative Benchmarking System
CRICO WEBINAR | Feb 27 - one hour - starts at 12:15
Colorectal CA Screening: Current Recommendations
Each month, our webinar series Mitigating Diagnostic Risks in Primary Care addresses a common diagnostic challenge facing clinicians. Register now to get the latest advice and insights for PCPs...
What’s It Like to be Sued?
Four physicians open up about the process, their emotions, and the impact of the experience on their relationships with their patients. How do you cope?
ARE YOU SAFE?
Did the Specialist Change the Treatment Plan?
Miscommunication about anticoagulation between a PCP and the patient’s cardiologist led to a stroke and permanent injuries. Read the case and assess your practice...
Device Vendors Distract Surgical Team
Following surgery for rectal prolapse—which involved a malfunctioning stapling device—a 53-year-old male experienced complications and required additional surgery. What went wrong?
Understanding “Standard of Care”
The key question about negligence is whether or not the provider failed to meet the “standard of care.” But how do we know what that standard is? Dr. Ford and attorney Reardon discuss...