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Disclosure, Colorectal Cancer, Dx Errors, and more

By Alison Anderson, Katy Schuler, CRICO

Related to: Ambulatory, Claims, Clinical Guidelines, Communication, Diagnosis, Primary Care, Other Specialties, Surgery

CRICO Insights March 2015



CRICO News Update

A daily compilation of top patient safety and medical liability news: your compass for finding timely industry news in one convenient location. Sign in to read


Disclosure of Medical Error and Compensation

CRICO encourages honest and informed communications between clinicians and patients regarding all aspects of medical care. Learn more


case studyCould you Miss a Colorectal Cancer?

Our data shows many do. Test your own knowledge by taking this private quiz. The scenario below is taken from a CRICO closed malpractice case. Learn more



Colon Cancer Diagnosis Delayed

A 68-year-old man was never screened before being diagnosed with colon cancer. Learn more



How Do Diagnosis Errors Happen?

Diagnostic errors out-paced errors in obstetrics, and were costlier than surgical cases in the newest annual CRICO Benchmarking Report. Learn more


Clinical Research Presentations

CRICO makes available a set of data profiles related to some of the highest risk areas for medical malpractice vulnerability.Learn more

2015 Patient Safety Symposium
Putting Culture on Trial:
A Class Action Suit  

Is culture the guilty party
in unsafe care?
June 5, Boston Register



Analyzing the Diagnostic Process

2,685 cases filed 2008-2012 alleging a diagnostic failure and involving an ambulatory care patient.
A case will often have multiple factors identified.

CBS Data from Benchmarking Report

Learn more about diagnositic errors...


March 18, 2015
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