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Use All Available Data Including Med-mal Claims to Improve Patient Safety

  • February 20, 2020

When risk management and claims departments work separately, they miss out on learning and influence that can improve with collaboration. 


Leaders from a CRICO Strategies’ data partner, UMass Memorial Health Care, share how using the CRICO Strategies national CBS helped two of their diverse departments to successfully align their claims management efforts to reduce risk and improve patient safety.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety. Use all available data, including med-mal claims, to improve patient safetyPatient Safety Beat. 2020 February 20.  

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