CBS Data Analytics Tools


Gain access to the most in-depth insights to specific drivers of risk

The CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) enables health care executives and clinical leaders to gain command of what, where, how, and why patients are being harmed. It offers you local (your data) and national (comparative) perspective, and illuminates vulnerable systems and processes that contribute to patient harm and financial loss. CBS provides actionable data so you can properly allocate limited resources to mitigate risks.

When you contribute MPL data to CBS, your individual data—and national comparative data—become available through the use of multiple tools: CRIT, CBS Standard Reporting Tool, and CBS Dashboards.

Understand Your Risk

Comprehensive Risk Intelligence Tool (CRIT)

The Comprehensive Risk Intelligence Tool (CRIT) provides unique insights into the clinical and systemic issues driving your medical professional liability claims. By applying the CRICO Clinical Coding Taxonomy to your claims, you gain actionable intelligence through custom analyses that provide deep insights into  contributing factors driving clinical risk. This insight strengthens your ability to focus financial and staffing resources on tangible solutions to improve patient safety.

CRIT is an analytical tool typically used by analytics professionals. However, it is a tool that can be learned by those who do not specialize in data analyses. It offers you the ability to deeply analyze your organization's data for trends and vulnerabilities. 

Benchmark Against Peers

CBS Standard Report

Screen shot from the CRICO Strategies CBS Standard Report tool showing a graph of top major allegations

Leveraging the CBS Standard Report provides rich, in-depth data and allows you to compare your experience to your national peers. Peer comparisons—such as volume metrics, and clinical dimensions—include:

  • academic medical centers 
  • teaching and/or community hospitals (by size)
  • inpatient and outpatient days
  • births, surgeries, visits
  • primary/secondary service, allegations, severity, causation factors

The CBS Standard Report is built on SAP's Business ObjectsTM. The application walks you through the fields where you can filter and identify the parameters for your report. Once you set your parameters and run your report, you can easily export data and graphs to use in your presentations, board reports, and other business or educational materials.

Quick High-Level Data

CBS Dashboards

CBS Dashboards deliver easy access to your most frequently needed, high-level MPL claims and patient safety data. They provide insights on your organization’s loss experience as well as peer comparisons.

See CBS Dashboards in action

CBS Dashboards offer:

  • actionable data at your fingertips
  • easy-to-use data visualizations
  • trends for your most recent individual claims
  • clinical and financial peer comparatives

CBS Dashboards are built on Tableau and have a variety of fields that you can filter and adjust. Within the tool there are four dashboards that provide a different lens on your data:

  • Asserted Cases
  • Closed Cases
  • Hot Spots
  • Recent Open Cases

Ready for the next step?

Email David Whitley to learn how you can leverage the power of CBS.

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