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May 1, 2020 A Closed Claims Analysis of Vocal Cord Injuries Related to Endotracheal Intubation Between 2004 and 2015

Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers worked with CRICO to analyze data from the national CBS database to better understand claims against anesthesiologists.

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March 23, 2020 The Effect of Clinical Volume on Annual and Per-Patient Encounter Medical Malpractice Claims Risk

This CRICO study demonstrated the importance of clinical volume as a determinant of medical malpractice claims risk.

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March 13, 2020 How to Improve Patient Handoffs

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How to Improve Patient Handoffs

March 13, 2020

CRICO Strategies data was highlighted in this HealthLeader’s Media Analysis article, to support what it takes to create smooth patient handoffs. ​

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Closing the Loop with an Enhanced Referral Management System

  • February 17, 2018

Researchers, supported by a CRICO grant, sought to evaluate the impact of a referral manager tool on primary care practices.


The study concluded that an enhanced referral manager system can improve referral workflows, leading to enhanced efficiency and patient safety and reduced malpractice risk.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Ramelson H, Nederlof A, Karmiy S,  Neri P, Kiernan D, Krishnamurthy R, Bates DW.  Closing the loop with an enhanced referral management system. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  Published online February 17, 2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocy004.