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Office-based events that trigger malpractice cases present valuable opportunities to identify vulnerabilities in communication, clinical judgment, and patient care systems.Safer Care Overview
Our Case Studies
CRICO's case studies educate you on what can go wrong in clinical settings and how you can prevent similar issues.
Complications from a Simple Procedure
Patient acquires a shoulder injury after a routine flu vaccine.
Discharged Patient with Pending Test Results
A 68-year-old male suffered from septic shock after being discharged from an inpatient setting before any action was taken on a critical lab result.
Lack of follow up for incidental finding results in poor outcome for patient
A 58-year-old patient who was not informed of an incidental finding on CT scan was later diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer and renal cancer.
Policy Changed After L&D Medication Mix-up
A 30-year-old female underwent an emergency cesarean delivery after receiving incorrect medication during her labor.