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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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Navigating Risks in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

  • October 12, 2015

CRICO Strategies and The Doctors Company undertook this analysis knowing that, with the exception of skin cancer, breast cancer remains the most common cancer among American women.


To identify risks associated with the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and provide insights into potential vulnerabilities for providers and patients, CRICO Strategies and The Doctors Company partnered on a detailed analysis of 562 breast cancer medical malpractice claims from 2009 to 2014 in the CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmark System (CBS).

Citation for the full-text article:

Greenberg P, Ranum D, Siegal D. Navigating Risk in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment. PSQH. Oct 12, 2015