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April 20, 2017 Listen, Answer the Question, and Shut Up

Hiller Zobel, LLB, a retired judge and co-author of an updated book published by CRICO on doctors and the law, discusses with HealthLeaders Media how physicians can best help themselves when medical malpractice is alleged.

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April 5, 2017 CRICO Supports I-PASS Study Group: Eisenberg Award Recipient

Prestigious Award Recognizes Contributions to Improving Patient Safety

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April 3, 2017 New Medicolegal Analysis Identifies Risks Associated with Implantable Devices for Pain Management

A newly-published, peer review study leverages the CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) to identify risks associated with implantable devices for pain management.

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Listen, Answer the Question, and Shut Up

April 20, 2017

Hiller Zobel, LLB, a retired judge and co-author of an updated book on doctors and the law, discusses with HealthLeaders Media how physicians can best help themselves when medical malpractice is alleged. Zobel’s book, Doctors & the Law, that he co-authors with Stephen N. Rous, MD, was published by CRICO in November 2016. READ MORE >

CRICO Supports I-PASS Study Group: Eisenberg Award Recipient

April 5, 2017

Prestigious Award Recognizes Contributions to Improving Patient Safety READ MORE >

New Medicolegal Analysis Identifies Risks Associated with Implantable Devices for Pain Management

April 3, 2017

New study sheds light on a rare, but serious complication READ MORE >

Complementing Operating Room Teaching With Video-Based Coaching

April 1, 2017

In this era of reduced resident operative time and autonomy, intraoperative education may be supplemented by video-based coaching. CRICO was a co-funder of this study to see if post hoc video-based coaching is an effective modality for teaching residents to operate. READ MORE >

A Contemporary Medicolegal Analysis of Implanted Devices for Chronic Pain Management

March 27, 2017

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and CRICO Strategies analyze medical malpractice claims in the national CBS Database and shed light on rare, but serious complications associated with intrathecal drug delivery systems. READ MORE >

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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Popular Surgeries Can Carry Risk of Being Burned

February 7, 2017

An NBC4 I-Team investigation has found that the medical devices used during many minimally invasive procedures can, in rare occasions, burn the internal organs and tissues of the patient. The team highlighted the work of a CRICO-funded program called FUSE, Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy®, which educates surgeons about the risks of electrical instruments in surgery and how to use them safely. READ MORE >

Quality Improvement Initiatives Lead to Reduction in Nulliparous Term Singleton Vertex Cesarean Delivery Rate

February 2, 2017

This CRICO-supported research was conducted to determine the influence of a set of quality improvement interventions on the Nulliparous Term Singleton Vertex Cesarean  (NTSV) cesarean delivery rate, which has been recognized as a meaningful benchmark. READ MORE >

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