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Electronic Health Records Can Increase Malpractice Risks

  • July 4, 2016

CRICO Strategies CBS member, The Doctors Company, codes and analyzes its medical malpractice claims for insight into risk vulnerabilities.


The Doctors Company (TDC), a CRICO Strategies CBS member, continues to learn from its medical malpractice data. This article shares an example of how TDC analyzed its medical malpractice claims data that involved an electronic health record (EHR) to identify the risk vulnerabilities associated with EHRs. Using CRICO’s taxonomy enables organizations like TDC to leverage their malpractice data to identify clinical risks and prioritize their patient safety agendas. With a better understanding of where the risks are with EHRs, TDC offers tips to help clinicians avoid EHR errors.

Citation for the full-text article:

Electronic health records can increase malpractice risks. The North Bay Business Journal. Published July 4, 2016. Accessed July 5, 2016.