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July 1, 2022 Development of a Taxonomy for Characterising Medical Oncology-related Patient Safety and Quality Incidents: A Novel Approach

Using funding from CRICO, this study describes the development of a comprehensive, validated taxonomy for medical oncology-related incidents.

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June 18, 2022 Trial and Error: Learning From Malpractice Claims in Childhood Surgery

Using Candello Solutions by CRICO, this article analyzed the malpractice claims involving patients ≤ 18 years old that occurred from 2008 to 2017.

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March 1, 2022 Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which miscommunications.

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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 Candello Community show a blue flag.

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Development of a Taxonomy for Characterising Medical Oncology-related Patient Safety and Quality Incidents: A Novel Approach

July 1, 2022

Using funding from CRICO, this study describes the development of a comprehensive, validated taxonomy for medical oncology-related incidents. READ MORE >

Trial and Error: Learning From Malpractice Claims in Childhood Surgery

June 18, 2022

Using Candello Solutions by CRICO, this article analyzed the malpractice claims involving patients 18 years old that occurred from 2008 to 2017. READ MORE >

Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

March 1, 2022

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which feature miscommunications. READ MORE >

Improving Patient Handoffs Helps Reduce Malpractice Claims

March 1, 2022

Healthcare Risk Management reports on a large study conducted by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) in which researchers reviewed 498 medical malpractice claims provided by Candello, CRICO’s national medical malpractice collaborative. The work revealed a direct relationship between the quality of patient handoffs and claims.
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To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start With the Data You Have

January 5, 2022

This article, published by the Michigan State Medical Society, provides insight into how medical malpractice claims data can be used to reduce diagnostic errors. CRICO’s diagnostic process of care framework is referenced as one example of how this kind of data analysis can be used to reduce risks in clinical care. READ MORE >

Journal of Patient Safety Study Shows I-PASS Can Significantly Decrease Likelihood and Cost of Malpractice Claims

January 4, 2022

This press release covers research, published in The Journal of Patient Safety, titled “Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims,” which uses Candello data to study the characteristics of claims involving the handoff of care. READ MORE >

Expert Consensus on Currently Accepted Measures of Harm

December 1, 2021

This article, co-authored by CRICO President and CEO Mark E. Reynolds and Luke Sato, MD, reported on expert consensus collected to identify key triggers and adverse events that lead to patient harm. READ MORE >

Evidence that Nurses Need to Participate in Diagnosis: Lessons From Malpractice Claims

December 1, 2021

This article, co-authored by Candello's Penny Greenberg, MS, RN, CPPS, uses Candello claims data and concluded that nurses should be involved in the diagnostic process in order to reduce the risk of patient harm. READ MORE >

The Effect of Clinical Volume on Annual and Per-Patient Encounter Medical Malpractice Claims Risk

December 1, 2021

This CRICO-authored study examines how the annual and per-patient encounter medical malpractice claims risk varies with clinical volume. READ MORE >

Malpractice Cases in Breast Surgery: An Assessment of Litigation Involving Surgeons

December 1, 2021

CRICO data analysts and researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center collaborated to characterize the factors in liability cases involving breast cancer surgery. They used data from Candello’s national repository (formerly called CBS database) to identify areas for quality improvement. READ MORE >

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