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November 9, 2017 Medical Malpractice and the Hospitalist: Reasons for Optimism

Adam Schaffer, MD of CRICO and Brigham and Women's Hospital and Allen Kachalia, MD of Brigham and Women’s Hospital analyzed medical malpractice data to understand the potential risk for hospitalists of facing a claim.

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October 25, 2017 A Contemporary Medicolegal Analysis of Outpatient Medication Management in Chronic Pain

The goal of this study was to identify patient medical comorbidities and aberrant drug behaviors, as well as prescriber practices associated with patient injury and malpractice claims.

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October 18, 2017 Use of an objective structured clinical exam (OSCE) for early identification of communication skills deficits in interns

Given the importance of physician communication skill, this CRICO-funded study researched whether an objective structured clinical exam (OSCE) during Graduate Medical Education orientation can identify trainee communication deficits before these become evident via clinical performance evaluations.

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Using Simulation to Improve Systems-Based Practices

  • July 19, 2017

This focused review of simulation-based interventions to test and improve components of the perioperative microsystem highlights the broad-based utility of simulation-based technologies in health care. CRICO is noted for having embraced the value of simulation by offering premium reductions for participants in simulation-based team training.


Citation for the Full-text Article

Gardner AK, Johnston M, Korndorffer JR., Haque I, Paige JT. Using simulation to improve systems-based practices. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. Sep 2017; 43(9): 484-491. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.05.006