Closed Claims Data Use

The Anesthesia Closed Claims Program offers a customized data retrieval service to ASA members for individual use or for use as a mentor. Data requests will not be granted to the general public, for commercial use or for use in litigation. Data for research will be not be granted at this time.

There are many types of data available including but not limited to:
  • Years: 2005 – 2018
  • Patient Characteristics (Gender, Height, Weight, ASA)
  • Surgical Procedure
  • Anesthesia Type
  • Damaging Event (Cardiovascular, Airway, Blocks, Equipment, Misc)
  • Complications (Neurologic, Airway, Equipment, CV, Eye, Esophageal, Misc)
  • Standard of Care
  • Settlement (Claim resolution, Cost)
Application Process
  • Complete the application
  • Once the completed application is received, your application will be reviewed by the AQI staff. Please note, you may be contacted for any clarifications.
  • After the application has been reviewed, it will be sent to the Closed Claims Oversight Committee for approval.
  • When approved, you will be sent a Data Use Agreement for your review and signature.
  • When AQI receives the signed Data Use Agreement, you will receive your data.
Form Instruction
  • Please complete the entire form before submitting.
  • You may save your form without submitting and return to edit the application.
  • Once your application has been submitted, you will not be able to make any changes.
Please click link to the Data Request Application:

If you have any questions about participating, data use, or any other topic about the Closed Claims Program, please email us