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Claims involving outpatient care increasing: MDs often unaware of actual legal risks

  • January 1, 2014

CRICO’s research focusing on claims related to the “failure to diagnose” in the ambulatory setting is highlighted in this Physician Risk Management article.


As part of the Physician Risk Management’s special issue on medical malpractice risks involving failure to diagnose, Luke Sato, MD, SVP and CMO of CRICO is among the experts interviewed for the cover story. The article highlights the shifting of medical liability suits to ambulatory settings.

 

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Claims involving outpatient care increasing: MDs often unaware of actual legal risks. Physician Risk Management. 2014 January (Subscription required).