*Indicates High Risk
June 5, 2015
To support researchers, authors, and patient safety leaders, CRICO makes available (below) a set of data profiles related to some of the highest risk areas for medical malpractice vulnerability.
These data profiles are a product of CRICO’s Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS), which contains more than 300,000 medical malpractice cases. These cases originate from captive and commercial insurers, and include a variety of academic medical centers and community hospitals.
QUICK VIEW Podcast
March 3, 2015
During an initial physical for a new 38-year-old female patient, the PCP noted a normal breast exam, and recommendations for a screening mammogram and colonoscopy due to family history of colon cancer. A mammogram was never done, although the patient returned to this physician practice a dozen times over the next several years for episodic care. Then she presented with a a self-identified lump, followed by a cancer diagnosis. Dr. Carla Ford discusses the patient safety and risk management implications.
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