CNA HealthPro Publication Focuses on Reducing Error and Complication Rates for Surgical Teams

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As one of the nation’s leading providers of professional liability insurance for healthcare providers and organizations, CNA HealthPro understands the importance of patient safety and risk management in the evolving world of healthcare. CNA HealthPro researches and analyzes healthcare liability trends to create resources to help its clients manage a variety of healthcare risks.

The most recent published resource provides protocols designed to help surgical teams lower error and complication rates. As described below, this publication – including numerous client bulletins and risk management tools that highlight emerging issues and trends in the healthcare industry – may be accessed at www.cna.com/riskcontrol under “Client Materials,” click “Healthcare.”

VantagePoint® entitled "Surgical Safety: Twelve Strategies to Reduce Error and Complication Rates” provides simple protocols designed to improve communication and documentation during all phases of surgical care. By implementing these protocols, healthcare organizations may be able to better protect patients and reduce exposure to liability claims associated with life-threatening injuries, delayed recovery times, and unnecessary pain and suffering.

Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country’s seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. CNA is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation.

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