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Missed Diagnosis of Cancer in Primary Care: Insights From Malpractice Data

July 23, 2019

Data from CRICO Strategies’ Comparative Benchmarking Service (CBS) database on closed malpractice claims involving diagnostic errors were used to identify the key features of missed cancer diagnoses in primary care settings.

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Breakdowns in the Initial Patient-Provider Encounter Among Ischemic Stroke

July 11, 2019

Researchers sought to identify and describe breakdowns in the diagnostic process among patients with ischemic stroke to facilitate future improvements in diagnostic accuracy.


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Serious Misdiagnosis-related Harms in Malpractice Claims: the “Big Three” — Vascular Events, Infections, and Cancers

July 11, 2019

New research conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and CRICO finds one in three malpractice cases with serious patient harm is due to misdiagnosis. READ MORE >

Considerations to Reduce Medicolegal Claims in Interventional Pain Procedures

July 1, 2019

Editorial on a study that uses CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking Data (CBS) states, “Based on data from the article, several valuable insights can be made.” READ MORE >

A Contemporary Medicolegal Analysis of Outpatient Interventional Pain Procedures

July 1, 2019

Closed malpractice claim studies allow a review of rare but often severe complications, yielding useful insight into improving patient safety and decreasing practitioner liability. READ MORE >

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