Journal Article
Commentary

Harnessing the power of medical malpractice data to improve patient care.

Siegal D, Swift J, Forget J, Slowick T. J Healthc Risk Manag. Harnessing the power of medical malpractice data to improve patient care. 2019 Nov 24. doi: 10.1002/jhrm.21393. [Epub ahead of print]

This paper describes the experience of one hospital that analyzed its medical malpractice claims to identify practice or policy changes to reduce risk and improve patient safety. Institutional changes in emergency department ultrasound coverage, obstetrics communication, and airway management training are discussed.