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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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Wong Receives MSHP Pharmacy Resident/Fellow Research Project Award

  • June 9, 2017

Adrian Wong, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, BCCCP, of the Department of Medicine and Department of Pharmacy Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was awarded by the Massachusetts Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP) for his CRICO-supported project. The award recognizes a pharmacy resident who has identified a specific problem related to health-system pharmacy practice and has proposed an innovative solution.



Wong’s CRICO-supported project, “Evaluation of Harm Associated with Medication-related Clinical Decision Support Overrides in the Intensive Care Unit,” is aimed at enhancing existing clinical-decision support systems to improve patient outcomes.

 

Citation for the Full-text Press Release

Wong Receives MSHP Pharmacy Resident/Fellow Research Project Award [news release]. Boston, MA: Brigham and Women’s Hospital;  June 9, 2017.