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Radiology Malpractice Claims in the United States From 2008 to 2012: Characteristics and Implications

  • October 7, 2015

CRICO worked with researchers to identify the trends in radiology malpractice claims


The aim of this study was to compare the frequency and liability costs associated with radiology malpractice claims relative to other medical services and to evaluate the clinical context and case disposition associated with radiology malpractice claims. The study found that radiology malpractice claims most commonly involve diagnosis-related allegations in the outpatient setting, particularly cancer diagnoses, with approximately one-third of claims resulting in payouts to the claimants.

Citation for the full-text article:

Harvey HB, Tomov E, Babayan A, Dwyer K, Boland S, Pandharipande PV, Halpern EF, Alkasab TK, Hirsch JA, Schaefer PW, Boland GW, Choy G. Radiology Malpractice Claims in the United States From 2008 to 2012: Characteristics and Implications. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.07.013.