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Top 5 facts about your MPL coverage; clinical guidelines in court; and more

By Alison Anderson, Katy Schuler, CRICO

Related to: Ambulatory, Claims, Clinical Guidelines, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, Patient Safety Awareness

CRICO Insights: January 2015




Does Following a Clinical Guideline Help in Court?

If health care providers use a clinical guideline when they evaluate a patient, and the patient has a bad outcome, are the providers legally free and clear? Learn more


Safer Care in the Office Setting

CRICO Safer Care modules are designed to help all members of a multidisciplinary team reduce the risk of patient harm in the course of diagnosis and treatment. Learn more


Ambulatory Risk Manager Grant Program

The CRICO community is pooling resources and wisdom to bring patient safety infrastructure to ambulatory care. Learn more



Young Man Dies from Flu After ED Discharge

An 18-year-old male was discharged from the ED, then readmitted within 12 hours with influenza, and died two days later from severe sepsis and multi-organ failure. Learn more



Social Media Ills Add to Intervention Needs

Increased focus on workplace behavior means that inappropriate Facebook postings or texts with sensitive information can threaten a doctor's professional life. Learn more


In-depth Analysis of
Diagnostic Error

We examine three broad phases in the diagnostic process: where problems arise, and the potential remedies.Learn more

2015 Patient Safety Symposium

Save the Date or Register:
Friday, June 5
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Revere Hotel,
200 Stuart St., Boston



How Diagnoses Can Go Awry

These are most common factors that prompted a malpractice claim or lawsuit after a diagnostic failure:

Learn more about the pitfalls of clinical judgment in diagnosis...

January 14, 2015
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