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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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New CRICO Comparative Benchmarking System Report Indicates Claim Frequency Down; Claim Severity, Management Costs Up

  • March 1, 2019

The Medical Liability Monitor’s (MLM) March 2019 issue featured the newly released CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking System report findings on medical malpractice in America.


MLM’s cover story highlights national data from “Medical Malpractice in America: A 10-year Assessment with Insights.” The CRICO Strategies report provides findings that demonstrate “the frequency of medical professional liability claims declined dramatically between 2007 and 2016, while claim severity grew in line with inflation and the cost to manage all claims outpaced inflation,” reported MLM.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

New CRICO Comparative Benchmarking System report indicates claim frequency down; claim severity, management costs up. Medical Liability Monitor. March 2019;44(3):1, 7.

 

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