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Expert Consensus on Currently Accepted Measures of Harm

December 1, 2021

This article, co-authored by CRICO President and CEO Mark E. Reynolds and Luke Sato, MD, reported on expert consensus collected to identify key triggers and adverse events that lead to patient harm. READ MORE >

Evidence that Nurses Need to Participate in Diagnosis: Lessons From Malpractice Claims

December 1, 2021

This article, co-authored by Candello's Penny Greenberg, MS, RN, CPPS, uses Candello claims data and concluded that nurses should be involved in the diagnostic process in order to reduce the risk of patient harm. READ MORE >

The Effect of Clinical Volume on Annual and Per-Patient Encounter Medical Malpractice Claims Risk

December 1, 2021

This CRICO-authored study examines how the annual and per-patient encounter medical malpractice claims risk varies with clinical volume. READ MORE >

Malpractice Cases in Breast Surgery: An Assessment of Litigation Involving Surgeons

December 1, 2021

CRICO data analysts and researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center collaborated to characterize the factors in liability cases involving breast cancer surgery. They used data from Candello’s national repository (formerly called CBS database) to identify areas for quality improvement. READ MORE >

Tackling Ambulatory Safety Risks Through Patient Engagement: What 10,000 Patients and Families Say About Safety-related Knowledge, Behaviors, and Attitudes after Reading Visit Notes

December 1, 2021

This article, co-authored by CRICO's Associate Medical and Clinical Director Pat Folcarelli, RN, PhD, examines the risks in ambulatory care by surveying patients. READ MORE >

Validation of the Trust in the Surgical Decision Scale

November 16, 2021

This article, funded in-part by a CRICO grant, aimed to develop and validate a short measure of trust in the surgical decision making process. READ MORE >

How Reporting Harm Events Early Brings Faster Resolution Lowers Cost and Promotes Healing

November 1, 2021

This white paper, co-authored by Candello, discusses how early reporting of harm events can lead to a shorter case lifecycle and decreased expenses. READ MORE >

Dr. Schaffer Explains How Healthcare Simulation Can Reduce Medical Malpractice Claims on Healthy Simulation

October 19, 2021

CRICO’s Senior Clinical Analytics Specialist Adam Schaffer, MD, MPH spoke with on how simulation in obstetrics and gynecology departments can help to reduce medical malpractice claims rates.



Leading Causes of Anesthesia-related Liability Claims in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

October 1, 2021

Researchers conducted a contemporary analysis of patient injury, allegations, and contributing factors of anesthesia-related closed claims, which involved cases that specifically occurred in free-standing ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). READ MORE >

Prediction of Operative Mortality for Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgical Procedures Without Established Risk Scores

September 14, 2021

This study, funded in-part by a CRICO grant, aimed to create models to predict the risk of operative mortality in cardiac surgery.



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