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April 6, 2018 The Risks to Patient Safety From Health System Expansions

CRICO partnered with Ariadne Labs, a health systems research center, to analyze the patient safety risks for medical institutions undergoing substantial consolidation, including mergers, acquisitions, and service agreements.

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January 6, 2018 Implementation of Diagnostic Pauses in the Ambulatory Setting
January 1, 2018 Partnering With a Medical Malpractice Insurer to Improve Patient Safety and Decrease Risk

In this study, CRICO staff members and a physician from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (a CRICO member institution) explored the value of partnering with a captive medical malpractice insurance company and its Patient Safety Organization (PSO).

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Hazards Tied to Medical Records Rush

  • July 20, 2014

CRICO’s national CBS data cited as source in Boston Globe feature article about adverse events involving EHRs

 


The Boston Globe article, Hazards tied to medical records rush, examines how present-day electronic health records (EHRs) may be a contributing factor to an adverse event. The article referenced a pilot study undertaken by CRICO to identify contributing factors to errors involving EHRs. The cases in that pilot study were coded over a one-year period and represent claims filed over the previous multiple years. (These cases did not all occur in a single year.)

Read the full-text article:

Rowland, C.  “Hazards tied to medical records rushBoston Globe. July 20, 2014