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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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Design and Implementation of the Harvard Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality

  • September 2, 2014

CRICO’s SVP and Chief Medical Officer Luke Sato, MD and Program Manager of Patient Safety Education Administration Jane Gagne, join their American Journal of Medical Quality co-authors to write about the development of the CRICO-created Harvard Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality program.


CRICO’s vision in funding this two-year physician-oriented training program was to expose clinicians to the nuances between risk, quality, and safety through the lens of malpractice. Fellows spend a significant time at CRICO to develop a more detailed understanding of malpractice claims and litigation and the potential patient safety implications for risk reduction. Also, the companion article that appears in the AJMQ titled, “Creating a Fellowship Curriculum in Patient Safety and Quality,” describes the making of the program’s curriculum across the Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching hospitals.

 

Read the full-text article:

Gandhi TK, Abookire SA, Kachalia A, Sands K, Mort E, Bommarito G, Gagne J, Sato L, Weingart, SN. Design and implementation of the Harvard Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality. American Journal of Medical Quality; published online before print September 2, 2014;  doi: 10.1177/1062860614549183.

 

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