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Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

March 1, 2022

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which feature miscommunications. READ MORE >

Improving Patient Handoffs Helps Reduce Malpractice Claims

March 1, 2022

Healthcare Risk Management reports on a large study conducted by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) 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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To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start With the Data You Have

January 5, 2022

This article, published by the Michigan State Medical Society, provides insight into how medical malpractice claims data can be used to reduce diagnostic errors. CRICO’s diagnostic process of care framework is referenced as one example of how this kind of data analysis can be used to reduce risks in clinical care. READ MORE >

Journal of Patient Safety Study Shows I-PASS Can Significantly Decrease Likelihood and Cost of Malpractice Claims

January 4, 2022

This press release covers research, published in The Journal of Patient Safety, titled “Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims,” which uses Candello data to study the characteristics of claims involving the handoff of care. READ MORE >

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