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March 1, 2022 Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which miscommunications.

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March 1, 2022 Improving Patient Handoffs Helps Reduce Malpractice Claims

Healthcare Risk Management reports on a large study conducted by Boston Children’s Hospital 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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January 5, 2022 To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start With the Data You Have

This article, published by the Michigan State Medical Society, provides insight into how CRICO's diagnostic process of care framework, using medical malpractice claims data, can be used to reduce diagnostic errors.

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How a Captive Insurer Uses Data and Incentives to Advance Patient Safety

  • December 1, 2009

This feature article highlights the unique role CRICO has played as a captive insurer to advance patient safety.


Shannon D.
How a captive insurer uses data and incentives to advance patient safety. [PDF] 
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. 2009 Nov-Dec;6(6):18-27.