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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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Creating a Fellowship Curriculum in Patient Safety and Quality

  • September 2, 2014

CRICO’s SVP and Chief Medical Officer Luke Sato, MD, joins Program Manager of Patient Safety Education Administration Jane Gagne, and their other AJMQ co-authors, to write about the curriculum development process and resulting content for  CRICO’s Patient Safety & Quality Fellowship program, spanning across the Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching hospitals.


The aim of the curriculum development process was to define, coordinate, design, and implement a set of essential skills for future physician-scholars of any specialty to lead operational quality and patient safety efforts. Also, the program itself is described in the American Journal of Medical Quality companion article, “Design and Implementation of the Harvard Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality.”

 

Read the full-text article:
Abookire SA, Gandhi TK, Kachalia A, Sands K, Mort E, Bommarito G, Gagne J, Sato L, Weingart, SN. Creating a Fellowship Curriculum in Patient Safety and Quality. American Journal of Medical Quality; published online before print September 2, 2014; doi: 10.1177/1062860614549012. 

 

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