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Pediatric Radiology Malpractice Claims—Characteristics and Comparison to Adult Radiology Claims

  • June 1, 2017

This study represents an important collaboration between CRICO and Boston Children’s Hospital in advancing safety in pediatric radiology. 


The authors reviewed CRICO’s CBS database for all unique closed malpractice claims related to pediatric radiology within a 5-year period (2010-2014).  The study analysis suggests that “efforts to reduce diagnostic error in the outpatient radiology setting, in the interpretation of radiographs, and in the improved diagnosis of fractures and congenital and developmental anomalies would be of particular benefit to the pediatric radiology community.”

Citation for the Full-text Article

Breen MA, Dwyer K, Yu-Moe W, Taylor GA. Pediatric radiology malpractice claims─characteristics and comparison to adult radiology claims. Pediatric Radiology. June 2017; 47(7):808–816 [Subscription may be required].