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Med Error Co-morbidities, Suicidal Patients, and more...

By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Related to: Claims, Clinical Guidelines, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, Obstetrics, Publications

CRICO Insights: September 2017

Top Co-morbidities in Medication Cases


In 56% of medication cases, the patient had one or more comorbidities deemed relevant to the adverse event. The most identified categories were:


Cardiovascular Disease




Psychiatric/Abuse History





N=3,067 cases asserted 2010–2014
in which medication issues contributed to patient harm.
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