CBS Benchmarking Reports

Clinical and business insights

Our proprietary process of coding medical malpractice cases captures clinical and legal elements embedded in your professional liability cases to accurately pinpoint the individual practice and system breakdowns at the root of the alleged medical error. The insight gained through this taxonomy provides clear evidence to drive patient safety initiatives.

Download in-depth evaluations of current trends in clinical risk and medical malpractice business risks. Topics range from communication failures and risks in the diagnostic process to emergency medicine and obstetrics.

The Power to

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Medical Malpractice
in America

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Malpractice Risks

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Malpractice Risks
in Communication

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Malpractice Risks
in the
Diagnostic Process

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Malpractice Risks in

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Malpractice Risks
in Obstetrics

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We have more than 40-years of experience with this dataset. CBS is different than other MPL datasets in that it also includes coded open and closed-without-pay claims. This, coupled with our proprietary coding system, enables organizations to get at the root cause level of error and factors that drive indemnity payments.

Mark E. Reynolds President and CEO, CRICO

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