Our Approach to Disclosure of Medical Error and Compensation
When clinicians are faced with the disclosure of medical error, CRICO’s goal is to help them maintain trust and support their patients. CRICO urges clinicians to undertake these uncomfortable conversations not simply to avoid lawsuits, but because it is the right thing to do. To date, CRICO has been able to resolve every claim presented after disclosure and apology without protracted litigation, although we sometimes have to pay a premium on the fair indemnity amount to do so. In fact, many of these situations are handled without court involvement. [Read more...]
Guidelines for Disclosure after an Adverse Event
Related To: Disclosure Apology
- When Things Go Wrong Film
This frank and moving film features eight patients and their families sharing the impacts of medical error on their lives.