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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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July 31, 2018 Viewpoint: Why Hospital Mergers Raise Patient Safety Problems

This Becker’s Hospital Review viewpoint offers six insights garnered from a July 31, 2018 STAT op-ed piece, written by Ariadne Labs researchers and CRICO’s president and CEO Mark Reynolds.

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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.


Points focused on in this article about The CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmark Systems (CBS) 2015 report include the common communications problems, causes of breakdowns, and ways providers can fight back.

 

Citation for full-text article:

White J. How communication problems put patients, hospitals in jeopardy. Healthcare Business & Technology. 2016 February 17.