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October 17, 2018 What Does It Take to Increase Patient Engagement in Primary Care Settings?

CRICO partnered with the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) to conduct a study to achieve a better understanding of what primary care practices are doing to engage patients.

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August 1, 2018 An Evidence-based Intraoperative Communication Tool for Emergency General Surgery: A Pilot Study

CRICO-funded researchers developed and then piloted an evidence-based tool aimed at improving team communication in Emergency General Surgery.

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July 31, 2018 Hospital Mergers or Acquisitions May Cause Short-Term Patient Safety Issues

Drawing from a CRICO-funded study that found institutional partnerships and transactions might put patients at a higher risk for harm in the short run, this STAT op-ed piece emphasizes that “Improving the safety of patient care is possible during mergers and affiliations, but requires intentional efforts.”

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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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