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Patient Leaving without Diagnosis? Avoid Suits by Clarifying Limitations

November 1, 2012

This article, which appeared in the ED Legal Letter, highlights findings from CRICO Strategies' 2011 annual benchmarking study on risks in emergency medicine. Both legal and medical perspectives are presented.

Source: ED Legal Letter. 23 (11) 127-29. 2012 Nov.

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Data takes Scalpel to Malpractice Lawsuits

September 29, 2012

“[CRICO] has found a unique niche: assembling the largest national database of malpractice claims—more than 200,000 in all—and crunching numbers to identify the most common mistakes,” reported Paul Restuccia of the Boston Herald.

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CRICO Strategies Reports on Malpractice Errors to Enhance Patient Safety

August 27, 2012

By combining identified risk areas with proven safety solutions, CRICO Strategies' Malpractice Risks in Emergency Medicine benchmarking report provides a roadmap to organizations seeking to improve emergency care for their patients, while reducing risks and potential financial losses.

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Mass. Hospitals Urged to Apologize, Settle

May 27, 2012

CRICO was an early adopter of the “disclosure, apology, and offer” approach — the cornerstone of a new initiative to improve the state’s cumbersome and costly malpractice system. ... A coalition of Massachusetts physician, hospital, and patient groups believe that this approach will cut down on lengthy litigation and build trust between caregivers and patients.

 

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