Identifying and Minimizing Risk Exposures Affecting Nursing Practice to Enhance Patient Safety

@article{Benton2013IdentifyingAM,
  title={Identifying and Minimizing Risk Exposures Affecting Nursing Practice to Enhance Patient Safety},
  author={J. Benton and J. Flynn},
  journal={Journal of Nursing Regulation},
  year={2013},
  volume={3},
  pages={4-9}
}
  • J. Benton, J. Flynn
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Nursing Regulation
  • A study analyzing closed professional liability claims against nurses over a 5-year period was completed by CNA HealthPro and Nurses Service Organization. Of 516 closed claims, the average total incurred payment per claim was $204,594.The study identifies current liability patterns and trends and provides risk-control recommendations to enhance patient safety and minimize liability exposure. Study results indicate that nurses continue to be held strictly accountable for acting within their… CONTINUE READING
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