CRICO Insights: October 2017

Breast Care Management: Quick Tips for PCPs

What you need to know about:


Patient-detected lump or mass


Patient unsatisfied with a negative finding


Significance of early detection of breast cancer


Risk of breast cancer in women under 30


Patient management specifics for breast care

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surgeryCRICO CME WEBINAR | November 1 - one hour - starts at 12:15

Surgery: Know Your Risks

Surgeons, join the discussion about building a better informed consent process that creates a stronger patient relationship and more realistic expectations. Join in & earn CME...

Batter Up

“See the ball; hit the ball,” is not just good advice for baseball players; Judge Zobel says it also works for physicians on the witness stand. When you’re in the hot seat: Understand the question. Answer the question.


Bundles, on-line courses, webinars, challenges... we have what you need to get your Category 1 risk management CME. And it’s free too...


Getting Boards on Board with Patient Safety

Emerging patient safety trends, live from the IHI/NPSF Lucian Leape Institute: patient engagement, home care risks, and the role of boards in creating a culture of safety. Hear from participants...

Not Just MedMal: We Can Help Get You Covered

While CRICO covers your medical professional liability, the RMF Insurance Agency can assist you in finding optimal personal and business insurance coverages. Take advantage of this benefit for CRICO members...

Latest News from CRICO

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    Diagnostic Errors Linked to Nearly 800,000 Deaths or Cases of Permanent Disability in U.S.

    CRICO in partnership with Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence, conducted a study that indicates misdiagnosis of disease or other medical conditions leads to hundreds of thousands of deaths and permanent disabilities each year in the U.S.

    In the Wake of a New Report on Diagnostic Errors SIDM Invites Collaboration and Policy Action

    A new report by CRICO and Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence provides the first national estimate of permanent morbidity and mortality resulting from diagnostic errors across all clinical settings. The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) works to raise awareness of the burden of diagnostic error as a major public health issue and calls for collaboration and policy action on the issue.

    Burden of Serious Harms from Diagnostic Error in the USA

    New analysis of national data by a multidisciplinary research team from the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence and CRICO, found that across all clinical settings, an estimated 795,000 Americans die or are permanently disabled by diagnostic error each year.
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