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June 27, 2017 General Practitioners at Risk of Missing Cardiovascular Disease

CRICO Strategies and The Doctors Company partnered to conduct an in-depth analysis of cardiovasular disease-related medical malpractice claims data in outpatient general medicine. The data used in the study are from the CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS).

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June 27, 2017 Missed Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease in Outpatient General Medicine: Insights from Malpractice Claims Data

When doctors miss a diagnosis of cardiovascular disease in an outpatient setting, the patient often has conventional risk factors for coronary artery disease, a groundbreaking study reveals. The research, published online today in The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, was performed by CRICO Strategies and The Doctors Company.

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June 19, 2017 CRICO Strategies wins a NESHCo Silver Lamplighter Award for its CBS Report on Communication

CRICO Strategies, recognized for its excellence in health care communications, wins a NESHCo Silver Lamplighter Award.

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CRICO Press Room Listing

Find a complete listing of published news articles, research papers, and press releases referencing CRICO and members of our CBS Community.

This page lists all the press releases, research papers, and published articles in one chronological view. CRICO grant-funded research articles show red flag. Articles related to a member of our CBS Community show a blue flag.

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General Practitioners at Risk of Missing Cardiovascular Disease

June 27, 2017

Study Investigates Misdiagnosis of Patients with Heart Problems READ MORE >

Missed Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease in Outpatient General Medicine: Insights from Malpractice Claims Data

June 27, 2017

CRICO Strategies and The Doctors Company partnered to conduct an in-depth analysis of cardiovascular disease-related medical malpractice claims data in outpatient general medicine. The data used in the study are from the CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS). READ MORE >

To Minimize Risk, Take a Deep Dive into Data

June 19, 2017

MMIC’s partnership with CRICO Strategies is integral to its process of performing statistical analysis across its medical malpractice claims to identify causal factors that occur with significant frequency. READ MORE >

Hospitals are Looking for the Killer Amazon Alexa App

June 18, 2017

CNBC recently interviewed researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital about their involvement in a CRICO-funded study to see how text-to-speech technology can be useful in helping surgeons comply with surgical safety checklists in the operating room. READ MORE >

Say What? Dangers of Miscommunicating

June 11, 2017

When miscommunication means life or death READ MORE >

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.


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Pediatric Radiology Malpractice Claims—Characteristics and Comparison to Adult Radiology Claims

June 1, 2017

This study represents an important collaboration between CRICO and Boston Children’s Hospital in advancing safety in pediatric radiology.  READ MORE >

A Verbal Electronic Checklist for Timeouts Linked to the Electronic Health Record

May 24, 2017

This Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study, supported by a CRICO grant, is a first step in showing how the use of information technology can potentially improve care quality by furthering the evolution of the surgical safety checklist. READ MORE >

Opportunities to Reduce Patient Safety Risks Related to Medication Error Identified in New Report

May 22, 2017

32 percent of medication-related malpractice cases involve a patient death, compared with 18 percent of all other cases READ MORE >

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