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February • 25 • 2020

A Dose of Insight – Surgery Risks

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By Ann Burke, RN, CPHRM, CPPS; Sharon Gilmore, MHA, BSN, RN, CPHRM, CPHQ; Maryann Small, MBA



There are specific process vulnerabilities at each stage in the surgical episode of care. Understanding and working to address these vulnerabilities can help improve patient outcomes.

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

Surgical allegations account for 25% of the more than 10,000 claims analyzed by Coverys across a five-year period. This white paper provides insight into the root causes of surgical claims and evidence-based recommendations to help mitigate surgical risks.

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