CRICO Insights: August 2022

Key Ways to Practice Safely and Manage Your Risks

CRICO highlights resources which are as applicable in a clinical setting as in an office or factory.


Know Your Insurance Coverage


Get Assistance for Med Mal/Claims Concerns.


Access Patient Safety Services & Resources.


Earn Patient Safety CME Credits


Identify Your Specialty Risks.


Apply for Patient Safety Grants.


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Healing the Healer

This documentary exposes the painful impact on clinicians when patient care goes wrong, the stigma of dealing with a medical malpractice claim, and the benefits of peer support. Healing the Healer includes a call to action to assist healers with their own recovery so they are able to continue delivering optimal care to their patients.

Watch the free film here...

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Fragmented Care Delayed a Diagnosis of Meningitis

After several visits to the ED as well as other specialists, a 28-year-old ended up with permanent brain damage from bacterial meningitis due to a missed diagnosis. What behaviors or processes may have allowed for an earlier diagnosis, even after the initial scan was misread?

What went wrong?

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Industry EPL Insight of the Month

Each month, CRICO provides a topic to explore on the subjects of discrimination, harassment, and other workplace pain points.

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CME Conference: Building Resiliency

CRICO invites you to join us Friday, November 18, 2022, for our annual CME conference, Best Medical Practices: Maximizing Skills & Minimizing Risks in the Primary Care Setting. This course is an excellent opportunity for you to build resiliency in your practice. This conference is designed specifically to maximize primary care providers’ diagnostic skills for the most common diagnoses seen in primary care malpractice cases.


Latest News from CRICO

Get all your medmal and patient safety news here.

    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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