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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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JAMA: Ambulatory, Inpatient Malpractice Rates are Similar

  • June 15, 2011

In Research and Publication
A study in the June 15 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association examines the number of malpractice claims for events in inpatient and outpatient settings that resulted in payments.


CMIO reports on a Journal of the American Medical Association study:

JAMA: Ambulatory, inpatient malpractice rates are similar