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Do No Harm

  • December 1, 2017

This Association of Talent Development (ATD) article explores how “Improved communication skills can make a substantial difference in preventing medical errors.” The author uses CRICO Strategies CBS data to demonstrate how inadequate and insufficient communication plays a significant role in placing patient safety at risk.

I-PASS, an initiative funded in part by CRICO, is also highlighted for its contribution to a reduction in medical errors related to hand-offs and the use of electronic medical records. 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Mackles A. Do no harmTD Magazine. December 1, 2017.


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