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March • 8 • 2019

A Dose of Insight – Maternal/Fetal Risks: Using Claims Analysis to Improve Outcomes

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By Robert Hanscom, JD; Maryann Small, MBA; Kim Hoppe, RN, LNC, CPHRM; Marlene Icenhower, BSN, JD, CPHRM



To help improve the management of pregnancy, labor, and delivery, and to improve patient safety — while also reducing claim frequency — practitioners must look to the data to guide them.

This white paper belongs to our series A Dose of Insight®.

Each year in the United States, there are nearly 4 million births, and every birth has a story. This special report is the story of what can go wrong — the real data about maternal/fetal risk, why poor outcomes related to childbirth trigger malpractice claims, and what can be done to improve outcomes and reduce liability.

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