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February 27, 2017 CRICO’s Patient Safety Leadership: A Missing Piece

Jeffrey Cooper, Professor of Anaesthesia of Harvard Medical School, was inspired to write a letter to the editor of Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH); in response to Susan Carr’s article about CRICO’s milestone 40th anniversary.

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February 21, 2017 Michael Oliver Named AVP CRICO Strategies
February 9, 2017 Closing the Loop on Medical Referrals

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Closing the Loop on Medical Referrals

February 9, 2017

CRICO is collaborating with the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) on a project to identify best practices for managing patient referrals to specialists using electronic health records. The NPSF-CRICO collaboration is a part of CRICO’s commitment to understanding and improving systems to support safe health care delivery through analysis of claims in our Comparative Benchmarking System.

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

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CRICO’s Patient Safety Leadership: A Missing Piece

February 27, 2017

Jeffrey Cooper, Professor of Anaesthesia of Harvard Medical School, was inspired to write a letter to the editor of Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH); in response to Susan Carr’s article about CRICO’s milestone 40th anniversary. Dr. Cooper highlights CRICO’s greatest achievements: its ability to convene clinical leaders from across the Harvard medical community.

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Michael Oliver Named AVP CRICO Strategies

February 21, 2017

New AVP of CRICO Strategies, Michael Oliver, brings a wealth of health care experience READ MORE >

Closing the Loop on Medical Referrals

February 9, 2017

CRICO is collaborating with the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) on a project to identify best practices for managing patient referrals to specialists using electronic health records. The NPSF-CRICO collaboration is a part of CRICO’s commitment to understanding and improving systems to support safe health care delivery through analysis of claims in our Comparative Benchmarking System.

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Results Delivered: Quality Improvement Efforts Yield Lower C-Section Rate

January 26, 2017

A new study, supported by CRICO funds and led by Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center clinician-researchers, has found that hospital-led interventions over a seven-year period were instrumental to a significant reduction in the hospital’s cesarean delivery rate. READ MORE >

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Doctors and the Law Releases Second Edition

January 10, 2017

A guide for physicians entering uncharted waters of the legal system. READ MORE >

A Quality Improvement Approach to Rheumatoid Arthritis Management With Biologic Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs: Assessing Variability in a Treatment Pathway

January 1, 2017

A quality improvement project to improve rheumatoid arthritis management in clinical practice was supported by CRICO funds. The aim of the research was to understand the variability in prescribing practices of rheumatologists and reducing this variability if and when appropriate.

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OpenNotes Reporting Tool Engages Patients As Safety Partners

December 14, 2016

New CRICO-funded research from OpenNotes investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests that offering patients a mechanism to provide feedback about their medical record notes further enhances engagement and can improve patient safety.  READ MORE >

CRICO Celebrates 40 Years in Patient Safety

December 9, 2016

CRICO’s celebration of its 40 years of being the medical professional liability (MPL) insurance company for the Harvard medical institutions and affiliates was covered by the Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH) journal. READ MORE >

How Communication Among Members of the Health Care Team Affects Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

December 1, 2016

Carol Keohane, Assistant Vice President for CRICO’s Patient Safety department, co-authored this JOGNN article, which provides “strategies that incorporate team training principles and structured communication processes for use by providers and health care systems to improve the quality and safety of patient care and reduce the incidence of maternal mortality and morbidity.” READ MORE >

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