CRICO MDs ONLY: Register to access your facesheet, and more.

Recent Coverage

February 16, 2021 Defining Best Practices for Interhospital Transfers

Interhospital transfers (IHT) are important yet recognized as high-risk transitions in care. This study was funded by CRICO to help define the best practice principles for IHTs and identify improvement opportunities.

READ MORE >

February 12, 2021 The MPL Association Appoints Mark Reynolds, CRICO President and CEO, A Board Officers

CRICO President and CEO Mark E. Reynolds has been named as a board member of the Medical Practice Liability Association.

READ MORE >
November 16, 2020 Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Model for Detection of Allergic Reactions Using Safety Event Reports Across Hospitals

This study, funded by CRICO grants, utilized a deep learning algorithm to identify instances of allergic reactions in the free-text electronic narratives of hospital safety reports.

READ MORE >

View All News & Research

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.

11-20 of (255) items Show items per page Page of 26

A Closed Claims Analysis of Vocal Cord Injuries Related to Endotracheal Intubation Between 2004 and 2015

May 1, 2020

Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers worked with CRICO to analyze data from the CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) database to better understand claims against anesthesiologists for vocal cord injuries that occurred during endotracheal intubation. 

READ MORE >

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

March 23, 2020

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

How to Improve Patient Handoffs

March 13, 2020

Breakdowns in communication can cost lives and dollars. Data from the CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) database was highlighted in this HealthLeader’s Media Analysis article, to support what it takes to create smooth patient handoffs. READ MORE >

Use All Available Data Including Med-mal Claims to Improve Patient Safety

February 20, 2020

When risk management and claims departments work separately, they miss out on learning and influence that can improve with collaboration.  READ MORE >

Formal Training Provides a Foundation for Success in Health Care Settings

February 20, 2020

A recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School (HMS) Master of Healthcare Quality and Safety program communicates how “In today’s increasingly complex health care environment, clinicians and clinical administrators can benefit from receiving formal training on how to integrate patient safety and quality improvement initiatives into their organizations’ operations.” 

READ MORE >

An Examination of Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Physician Trainees

December 10, 2019

The purpose of this CRICO-supported study was to “identify patient-, provider- and claim-related factors of medical malpractice claims in which physician trainees were directly involved in the harm events.” READ MORE >

Improving Diagnosis In Danish Healthcare

December 1, 2019

This study on diagnostic error in Danish healthcare was inspired by the CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmark System (CBS) process and the 2014 CBS report, Malpractice Risks in the Diagnostic Process. READ MORE >

Harnessing the Power of Medical Malpractice Data to Improve Patient Care

November 24, 2019

This case study on UMass Memorial Health Care, describes how the organization harnesses CRICO Strategies’ CBS data to benchmark its performance against national peers to catalyze clinical improvements.  READ MORE >

Medical Malpractice Involving Pulmonary/Critical Care Physicians

November 1, 2019

This original research, funded by CRICO, examined Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) malpractice data from 2007-2016, where the claims were identified with either internal medicine or pulmonary/critical care (PCC) physicians as the primary provider involved in the harm.  

 

READ MORE >

Investigating MPL Vulnerability for the Institutions that Employ and Insure NPs and PAs

October 1, 2019

Using CBS data, CRICO staff researched the impact of employing physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) on medical professional liability (MPL) costs. The study appeared in the 20th anniversary edition (2019) of the Aon/ASHRM Hospital and Physician Professional Liability Benchmark Analysis report.

READ MORE >

11-20 of (255) items Page of 26