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February 9, 2017 Closing the Loop on Medical Referrals

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Closing the Loop on Medical Referrals

February 9, 2017

CRICO is collaborating with the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) on a project to identify best practices for managing patient referrals to specialists using electronic health records. The NPSF-CRICO collaboration is a part of CRICO’s commitment to understanding and improving systems to support safe health care delivery through analysis of claims in our Comparative Benchmarking System.

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January 26, 2017 Results Delivered: Quality Improvement Efforts Yield Lower C-Section Rate

A new study, supported by CRICO funds and led by Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center clinician-researchers, has found that hospital-led interventions over a seven-year period were instrumental to a significant reduction in the hospital’s cesarean delivery rate.

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January 1, 2017 A Quality Improvement Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis Management With Biologic Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs: Assessing Variability in a Treatment Pathway

A quality improvement project to improve rheumatoid arthritis management in clinical practice was supported by CRICO funds. The aim of the research was to understand the variability in prescribing practices of rheumatologists and reducing this variability if and when appropriate.

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Closing the Loop on Medical Referrals

  • February 9, 2017

CRICO is collaborating with the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) on a project to identify best practices for managing patient referrals to specialists using electronic health records. The NPSF-CRICO collaboration is a part of CRICO’s commitment to understanding and improving systems to support safe health care delivery through analysis of claims in our Comparative Benchmarking System. LEARN MORE »