Journal Article

Analysis of medical malpractice claims to improve quality of care: cautionary remarks.

Garon-Sayegh P. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice. 2019;25:744-750.

This commentary describes weaknesses associated with relying on medical malpractice claims as research data for improvement efforts. Concerns center on the number of claims available to assess, the content in the claims, and the transferability of the legal analysis to safety applications.