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How Communication Problems Put Patients, Hospitals in Jeopardy

February 17, 2016

Healthcare Business & Technology highlights the 2015 CRICO Strategies CBS report. READ MORE >

Failure to Communicate is Costly and Dangerous

February 16, 2016

An article in Medscape, aptly quoted the Captain, a prison warden in Cool Hand Luke who famously said to his prisoner, “What we've got here is a failure to communicate.” They were using this to reference the impact of communication failures detailed in the report by CRICO Strategies published in 2016.

 

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Five Things To Know About Communication Errors, Patient Safety in General Medicine

February 8, 2016

This Becker’s review highlights the CRICO Strategies 2015  Comparative Benchmarking Report  on specific weaknesses in communication that  may impact patient safety.

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Healthcare miscommunication cost $1.7B and nearly 2,000 lives

February 1, 2016

Here's one more reason why physician practices and hospitals must make it a goal to improve communications: new research shows poor communication has a body count of more than 1,700.

 

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Communication Failures Linked to 1,744 Deaths in Five Years, US Malpractice Study Finds

February 1, 2016

STAT News requested exclusive rights to release the first feature article related to CRICO's 2015 Annual Benchmarking Report | Malpractice Risks in Communication Failures. READ MORE >

The Importance of Communication

February 1, 2016

HRMR investigates what it is physician practices can learn from the medical malpractice risks identified in the 2015 CRICO Strategies CBS report on communication failures. READ MORE >

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