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July 1, 2018 The Impact of Automated Notification on Follow-up of Actionable Tests Pending at Discharge: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

A physician’s failure to follow-up on test results that are still pending at a patient’s discharge could lead to a missed diagnosis or preventable adverse event. This CRICO-funded study researched a potential solution.

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May 15, 2018 Poor Communication and Teamwork from Surgeons Linked with Increased Likelihood of Malpractice Claims

CRICO partnered with Ariadne Labs of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, to explore whether surgeons who receive poor ratings in communication and teamwork skills from their coworkers during 360-degree performance reviews are more likely to face malpractice claims from their patients.

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Non-technical Skills of Surgeons and Anaesthetists In Simulated Operating Theatre Crises

  • July 1, 2017

This study sought to characterize the impact of surgeon and anaesthetist non-technical skills on the time it takes to resolve a crisis during simulation-based operative team training that was funded by a CRICO initiative. 


Study Conclusion: A higher level of non-technical skills of surgeons and anaesthetists led to quicker crisis resolution in a simulated operating room environment.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Doumouras AG, Hamidi M, Lung K, Tarola  CL,  Tsao MW,  Scott JW, Smink DS,  Yule S. Non-technical skills of surgeons and anaesthetists in simulated operating theatre crises. British Journal of  Surgery. July 2017; 104(8) : 1028–1036. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10526