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July 1, 2018 The Impact of Automated Notification on Follow-up of Actionable Tests Pending at Discharge: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

A physician’s failure to follow-up on test results that are still pending at a patient’s discharge could lead to a missed diagnosis or preventable adverse event. This CRICO-funded study researched a potential solution.

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Malpractice Claims Analysis Confirms Risks in EHRs

  • February 10, 2014

Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, director of Patient Safety Services for CRICO Strategies spoke with PSQH about the risks in EHRs


Recognizing these emerging risks, CRICO—the patient safety and medical malpractice insurer for the Harvard medical community—is taking action. The Massachusetts-based company has expanded its proprietary coding system to capture EHR-related problems that have contributed to patient harm, and to guide the hospitals, physicians, and other providers it serves toward addressing vulnerabilities in their systems. 

 

Read the full-text article:

Ruder DB. Malpractice Claims Analysis Confirms Risks in EHRs. Patient Safety Qual Healthcare. Jan-Feb 2014:20-23.

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