2022

Mitigating Team Communication Harm Events

A striking 35%—more than one-third of Constellation’s malpractice claims—include at least one issue involving communication. The alarming truth is that there are many complex ways communication breakdowns can occur at various points in the care process. Learn how to improve team communication processes and mitigate related injury in your organization.

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Common Factors: Fall 2022

The latest issue of Common Factors® is now live! Has your clinic experienced an adverse event or malpractice claim? There are more than 860 million patient clinic visits every year*, and unfortunately, harm events and claims in this setting are not uncommon. Constellation’s experts have identified the contributing factors leading to clinic harm events and will share proven risk management tips to mitigate events in the future. Research

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Protecting Your Care Teams and Organization from Unexpected Jury Verdicts

Understanding the medical malpractice landscape and the factors driving claims is the first step in mitigating future losses. As nationwide headlines suggest, the number of large verdicts is up compared to years past, and no health care organization is immune. Learn how verdict protection coverage can help safeguard your care teams and organization should you

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Claim Insights: Mitigating Fall Harm Events

While falls are a known risk in senior living and hospital settings, organizations still struggle with mitigating these events because they are complex and tend to vary by the patient or senior living resident. Learn about the underlying factors contributing to fall-related injury and how your team can implement strategies for improvement.

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Claim Insights: Mitigating Surgical Harm Events

Surgery continues to be one of the high-risk areas for patient injury and malpractice claims. Clinical analysis of surgical cases reveals that they are driven by pre-operative decision-making and communication challenges, intra-operative technique and complications, and post-operative judgment and communication failures. Learn about the underlying contributing factors to surgical patient harm and outline strategies for

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