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March 1, 2022 Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which miscommunications.

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March 1, 2022 Improving Patient Handoffs Helps Reduce Malpractice Claims

Healthcare Risk Management reports on a large study conducted by Boston Children’s Hospital in which researchers reviewed 498 medical malpractice claims provided by Candello, CRICO’s national medical malpractice collaborative. The work revealed a direct relationship between the quality of patient handoffs and claims.

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January 5, 2022 To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start With the Data You Have

This article, published by the Michigan State Medical Society, provides insight into how CRICO's diagnostic process of care framework, using medical malpractice claims data, can be used to reduce diagnostic errors.

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Hazards Tied to Medical Records Rush

  • July 20, 2014

CRICO’s national CBS data cited as source in Boston Globe feature article about adverse events involving EHRs

 


The Boston Globe article, Hazards tied to medical records rush, examines how present-day electronic health records (EHRs) may be a contributing factor to an adverse event. The article referenced a pilot study undertaken by CRICO to identify contributing factors to errors involving EHRs. The cases in that pilot study were coded over a one-year period and represent claims filed over the previous multiple years. (These cases did not all occur in a single year.)

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Rowland, C.  “Hazards tied to medical records rushBoston Globe. July 20, 2014