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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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Medical Malpractice Claims Down, Payouts Up

February 13, 2019

Business Insurance highlights key findings from the new CRICO Strategies CBS Report, Medical Malpractice in America: A 10-year Assessment with Insights. READ MORE >

Large Medical Malpractice Claims Becoming More Frequent and More Costly

February 12, 2019

Captive Insurance News highlights a key finding from the new CRICO Strategies CBS Report, Medical Malpractice in America: A 10-year Assessment with Insights. READ MORE >

Nurses Are Key in Preventing Deadly Diagnostic Errors in Cardiovascular Diseases

January 2, 2019

Cardiovascular nurses have tremendous potential to reduce unnecessary cardiovascular deaths from misdiagnoses and lead efforts to address diagnostic errors in both independent and collaborative practices. READ MORE >

Clear Communication: Always Key to Quality Care

December 19, 2018

Hand in hand with development and application of effective therapies should be clear communication between patients and their oncology professionals.


Medical Malpractice Analysis in Radiation Oncology: A Decade of Results From a National Comparative Benchmarking System

November 12, 2018

Researchers used the CRICO Strategies’ national database of medical liability claims, Comparative Benchmarking System, to analyze the issue of medical errors in radiation oncology (RO). The closed RO cases reviewed ranged from years 2005 to 2014. READ MORE >

Machine-Learning System Could Aid Critical Decisions in Sepsis Care

November 7, 2018

Funded in part by CRICO, this study enabled researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to develop a predictive model to help guide clinicians in deciding when to give potentially life-saving sepsis treatment to patients being treated in the emergency room (ER). READ MORE >


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.


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.


Comparison of Emergency Medicine Malpractice Cases Involving Residents to Nonresident Cases

September 1, 2018

Through a collaboration between CRICO and Beth Israel Deaconess emergency medicine (EM) leadership, researchers aimed to use EM as a model to help determine contributing factors to malpractice cases. The study compared characteristics in emergency medicine (EM) malpractice cases involving residents with EM cases that did not involve residents.


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