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October 23, 2018 Medical Malpractice Claims within Cardiology from 2006 to 2015
October 17, 2018 What Does It Take to Increase Patient Engagement in Primary Care Settings?

CRICO partnered with the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) to conduct a study to achieve a better understanding of what primary care practices are doing to engage patients.

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October 16, 2018 Health System Expansions Can Pose Safety Risks

This Patient Safety Beat article discusses the joint effort of CRICO and Ariadne Labs to help clinicians and top administrators uncover and address the potential risks inherent in mergers and acquisitions.

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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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Medical Malpractice Claims within Cardiology from 2006 to 2015

October 23, 2018

New study published in American Journal of Cardiology finds cardiology-related malpractice risks significantly increased in the US between 2006 and 2015.

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What Does It Take to Increase Patient Engagement in Primary Care Settings?

October 17, 2018

CRICO partnered with the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) to conduct a study to achieve a better understanding of what primary care practices are doing to engage patients. READ MORE >

Health System Expansions Can Pose Safety Risks

October 16, 2018

CRICO President and CEO Mark E. Reynolds and Susan Haas, M.D. of Ariadne Labs discuss their organizations’ joint effort to uncover and address the potential risk inherent in the recent and future spate of mergers and acquisitions among health care organizations.

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An Evidence-based Intraoperative Communication Tool for Emergency General Surgery: A Pilot Study

August 1, 2018

Researchers of this CRICO-funded study developed and then piloted an evidence-based tool aimed at improving team communication in Emergency General Surgery. READ MORE >

Hospital Mergers or Acquisitions May Cause Short-Term Patient Safety Issues

July 31, 2018

Drawing from a CRICO-funded study that found institutional partnerships and transactions might put patients at a higher risk for harm in the short run,  this STAT op-ed piece emphasizes that “Improving the safety of patient care is possible during mergers and affiliations, but requires intentional efforts.”

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Viewpoint: Why Hospital Mergers Raise Patient Safety Problems

July 31, 2018

This Becker’s Hospital Review viewpoint offers six insights garnered from a July 31, 2018 STAT op-ed piece, written by Ariadne Labs researchers and CRICO’s president and CEO Mark E. Reynolds.

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Digging Into the Patient Safety Risks From Hospital Mergers

July 20, 2018

This Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH) article reports on the findings from a CRICO-funded study by Ariadne Labs researchers and CRICO’s president and CEO Mark E. Reynolds. The study explored the many risks that can come with healthcare system mergers and acquisitions. READ MORE >

The Impact of Automated Notification on Follow-up of Actionable Tests Pending at Discharge: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

July 1, 2018

A physician’s failure to follow-up on test results that are still pending at a patient’s discharge (TPADs) could lead to a missed diagnosis or preventable adverse event. This CRICO-funded study researched whether automated notifications improved documented follow-up for tests that were actionable.  READ MORE >

Presenting Symptoms Independently Predict Mortality in Septic Shock: Importance of a Previously Unmeasured Confounder

June 29, 2018

This CRICO-funded study tested the hypothesis that “vague presenting symptoms are associated with delayed antibiotics and increased mortality.”  READ MORE >

Analysis of adverse outcomes in the post-anesthesia care unit based on anesthesia liability data

June 15, 2018

The PACU is a unique patient care environment, and respiratory and—according to this study—respiratory injury and complications appear to be common types of adverse events resulting in malpractice claims.

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