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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.

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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Partnering With a Medical Malpractice Insurer to Improve Patient Safety and Decrease Risk

January 1, 2018

In this study, CRICO staff members and a physician from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (a CRICO member institution) explored the value of partnering with a captive medical malpractice insurance company and its Patient Safety Organization (PSO). Data and convening opportunities were used to build upon the principles of implementation science and foster efficient and widespread adoption of the most current evidence-based interventions. READ MORE >

ED Based EHR Errors Caused More Significant Harm Compared to Other Settings

January 1, 2018

Researchers found 420 cases in which the electronic health record (EHR) was a contributing factor. Of this group, 50 cases occurred in the emergency department (ED). READ MORE >

Chronic Pain Management Malpractice Claims: Insight Into Underlying Causes

December 12, 2017

The analysis of closed malpractice claims can provide valuable insights into the various factors that may be common in cases. READ MORE >

Disclosure of Errors Not Documented - Even if Patient Seriously Harmed

December 1, 2017

Medical errors or apologies were infrequently documented even if patients were seriously harmed, found a recent study, which was highlighted in the December issue of the Medical Ethics Advisor (MEA). CRICO’s SVP and CMO Luke Sato, co-author of the study, was interviewed for the MEA article. 

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Teamwork, Safety, and Non-Technical Skills

December 1, 2017

In this Current Anesthesiology Reports article, author Amanda Rhee of Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH) in New York City, describes the importance of non-technical skills in preventing patient harm, citing some of CRICO’s work in this area.  READ MORE >

Do No Harm

December 1, 2017

This Association of Talent Development (ATD) article explores how “Improved communication skills can make a substantial difference in preventing medical errors.” The author uses CRICO Strategies CBS data to demonstrate how inadequate and insufficient communication plays a significant role in placing patient safety at risk. READ MORE >

Closing the Loop on Patient Referrals in Health Care

November 29, 2017

IHI/NPSF offers guidance on improving safety in the EHR era. CRICO-funded work on closing the loop on Patient Referrals results in published guidelines by IHI/NPSF. READ MORE >

Leading Causes of Anesthesia-Related Liability Claims in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

November 16, 2017

Using the Comprehensive Risk Intelligence Tool developed by CRICO Strategies, study demonstrates that ambulatory surgery centers and hospital operating rooms have significant differences and several common sources of liability. READ MORE >

Medical Malpractice and the Hospitalist: Reasons for Optimism

November 9, 2017

Hospitalists’ concerns about medical liability notwithstanding, data on the absolute malpractice risk of hospitalists and current trends in medical liability are both encouraging. READ MORE >

A Contemporary Medicolegal Analysis of Outpatient Medication Management in Chronic Pain

November 1, 2017

Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, and CRICO Strategies analyzed medical malpractice claims in the national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) database to shed light on outpatient medication management in chronic pain.

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