CRICO CRICO home

CRICO MDs ONLY: Register to access your facesheet, and more.

Recent Coverage

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.

READ MORE >

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).

READ MORE >
View All News & Research

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.


Primary care physicians and general medicine practitioners are frequently expected to be “in the loop” regarding all the care their patients are receiving. This is not easy to achieve, and when these physicians fall short, patients can suffer, according to the “Malpractice Risks in Communication Failures: 2015 Annual Benchmarking Report,” by CRICO Strategies.


Citation for the full-text article:

Barnet S. (2016 February 8) 5 things to know about communication errors, patient safety in general medicine. Becker’s Infection Control & Clinical Quality