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Looking for Hots Spots in the Liability Danger Zones

  • January 16, 2016

Modern Healthcare explores how large claims databases, like the CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking System, are helping physician practices become less vulnerable to large medical liability payouts.


Reporting how liability insurers and providers are grouping and analyzing all their malpractice claims in large databases to identify what they are calling liability danger zones, this article highlights the CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking System as having one of the largest datasets, with more than 300,000 medical malpractice cases, or 30% of all filings. 


Citation for the full-text article:

Rice S. Looking for hot spots in the liability danger zone. Mod Healthc. 2016 Jan 16.