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November 9, 2017 Medical Malpractice and the Hospitalist: Reasons for Optimism

Adam Schaffer, MD of CRICO and Brigham and Women's Hospital and Allen Kachalia, MD of Brigham and Women’s Hospital analyzed medical malpractice data to understand the potential risk for hospitalists of facing a claim.

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October 25, 2017 A Contemporary Medicolegal Analysis of Outpatient Medication Management in Chronic Pain

The goal of this study was to identify patient medical comorbidities and aberrant drug behaviors, as well as prescriber practices associated with patient injury and malpractice claims.

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October 18, 2017 Use of an objective structured clinical exam (OSCE) for early identification of communication skills deficits in interns

Given the importance of physician communication skill, this CRICO-funded study researched whether an objective structured clinical exam (OSCE) during Graduate Medical Education orientation can identify trainee communication deficits before these become evident via clinical performance evaluations.

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Challenging EMR Complacency

  • September 13, 2013

In a recently released video, CRICO offers a vision of how EMRs of the future might improve healthcare safety for both patient and physician.


CRICO has produced a new video that embodies a vision of the future: it shows how electronic medical records (EMRs) might
be embedded into the physician workflow in a way that would improve healthcare delivery. [...] The dramatization represented in this 10-minute film, “Better, Safer Care: Imagining a Medical Record of the Future,” is based on real MPL cases.

 

 

Read the full-text article:

Padoll M. Challenging EMR Complacency. Inside Medical Liability. [Reprinted from the Third Quarter 2013 issue of Inside Medical Liability, PIAA.  Copyright, 2013]

 

The video discussed in the article can be viewed on CRICO’s YouTube channel at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHMJaV7zJxE