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September 12, 2017 The Key to Reducing Doctors' Misdiagnoses

This Wall Street Journal article reports on novel solutions being developed by researchers to help eliminate misdiagnoses. Among the initiatives featured are CRICO’s recent research and patient safety efforts in helping clinicians make the right diagnosis.

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September 4, 2017 The Role of Radiology in Diagnostic Error: A Medical Malpractice Claims Review

Through medical malpractice claims analysis, we can identify areas to improve the medical diagnostic process.

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July 19, 2017 Using Simulation to Improve Systems-Based Practices

CRICO is noted for having embraced the value of simulation by offering premium reductions for participants in simulation-based team training.

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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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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 >

Taking a Deeper Look at the Care Environment: Adjunct Risk Evaluation Helps Acquiring Organizations Assess the Patient-Safety Climate

May 22, 2017

A third-party assessment of an organization’s patient safety climate allows an acquiring organization to uncover insights—beyond the due-diligence methods—that all parties will find valuable moving forward. READ MORE >

Three Tips to Prevent Errors in the Patient Handoff

May 18, 2017

Data from the CRICO Strategies CBS Report, Medical Malpractice Risks of Communication Failures, shines light on some of the communication failures that can occur between provider and provider. READ MORE >

Malpractice Dangers in the Patient Handoff

May 17, 2017

Patient hand-offs pose risks for patients and providers. Data from the CRICO Strategies CBS Report, Medical Malpractice Risks of Communication Failures, shines light on some of the communication failures that can occur. READ MORE >

Unintended Consequences of EHR Systems: A Narrative Review

May 15, 2017

This paper reports on the common factors leading to unintended consequences and medical errors, while exploring mitigation factors to address the associated risks. READ MORE >

How Malpractice Cases Can Drive Your Safety Agenda

May 6, 2017

An analysis of OB-related medical malpractice claims involving communication failures identifies that improved communication skills of providers can improve care. READ MORE >

OpenNotes: How the Power of Knowing Can Change Health Care

May 2, 2017

In this 2017 NEJM Catalyst article, the pioneers of OpenNotes report that due to the project, “More than 11 million patients in the United States now have easy access to their physician’s notes through what has become a standard-of-care ‘movement.’”

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10 Ways Lack of Communication is Ruining Healthcare

May 2, 2017

CRICO Strategies data demonstrate the risks and vulnerabilities associated with communication failures among health care providers. READ MORE >

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