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September 12, 2017 The Key to Reducing Doctors' Misdiagnoses

This Wall Street Journal article reports on novel solutions being developed by researchers to help eliminate misdiagnoses. Among the initiatives featured are CRICO’s recent research and patient safety efforts in helping clinicians make the right diagnosis.

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September 4, 2017 The Role of Radiology in Diagnostic Error: A Medical Malpractice Claims Review

Through medical malpractice claims analysis, we can identify areas to improve the medical diagnostic process.

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July 19, 2017 Using Simulation to Improve Systems-Based Practices

CRICO is noted for having embraced the value of simulation by offering premium reductions for participants in simulation-based team training.

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News & Research Listing

This page presents a chronological listing of news, research and published articles related to CRICO. CRICO grant-funded research articles show red flag. Articles related to a member of our CBS Community show a blue flag.

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The Key to Reducing Doctors' Misdiagnoses

September 12, 2017

Laura Landro’s Wall Street Journal article reports on novel solutions being developed by researchers to help eliminate misdiagnoses—a leading cause of medical malpractice suits in the United States. READ MORE >

The Role of Radiology in Diagnostic Error: A Medical Malpractice Claims Review

September 4, 2017

Study finds that interpretation errors and failures of provider communication are two of the largest areas of litigation involving radiologists. READ MORE >

Using Simulation to Improve Systems-Based Practices

July 19, 2017

This focused review of simulation-based interventions to test and improve components of the perioperative microsystem highlights the broad-based utility of simulation-based technologies in health care. CRICO is noted for having embraced the value of simulation by offering premium reductions for participants in simulation-based team training. READ MORE >

Missed Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease in Outpatient General Medicine: Insights from Malpractice Claims Data

June 27, 2017

CRICO Strategies and The Doctors Company partnered to conduct an in-depth analysis of cardiovascular disease-related medical malpractice claims data in outpatient general medicine. The data used in the study are from the CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS). READ MORE >

To Minimize Risk, Take a Deep Dive into Data

June 19, 2017

MMIC’s partnership with CRICO Strategies is integral to its process of performing statistical analysis across its medical malpractice claims to identify causal factors that occur with significant frequency. READ MORE >

Hospitals are Looking for the Killer Amazon Alexa App

June 18, 2017

CNBC recently interviewed researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital about their involvement in a CRICO-funded study to see how text-to-speech technology can be useful in helping surgeons comply with surgical safety checklists in the operating room. READ MORE >

Say What? Dangers of Miscommunicating

June 11, 2017

When miscommunication means life or death READ MORE >

Wong Receives MSHP Pharmacy Resident/Fellow Research Project Award

June 9, 2017

Adrian Wong, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, BCCCP, of the Department of Medicine and Department of Pharmacy Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was awarded by the Massachusetts Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) for his CRICO-supported project. The award recognizes a pharmacy resident who has identified a specific problem related to health-system pharmacy practice and has proposed an innovative solution.


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Pediatric Radiology Malpractice Claims—Characteristics and Comparison to Adult Radiology Claims

June 1, 2017

This study represents an important collaboration between CRICO and Boston Children’s Hospital in advancing safety in pediatric radiology.  READ MORE >

A Verbal Electronic Checklist for Timeouts Linked to the Electronic Health Record

May 24, 2017

This Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study, supported by a CRICO grant, is a first step in showing how the use of information technology can potentially improve care quality by furthering the evolution of the surgical safety checklist. READ MORE >

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