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December 12, 2017 Chronic Pain Management Malpractice Claims: Insight Into Underlying Causes

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

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December 1, 2017 Disclosure of Errors Not Documented - Even if Patient Seriously Harmed

The December 2017 issue of the Medical Ethics Advisor, highlights CRICO’s chief medical officer’s co-authorship in a recent study surrounding disclosures and medical errors.

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November 29, 2017 Closing the Loop on Patient Referrals in Health Care

IHI/NPSF Offers Guidance on Improving Safety in the EHR Era

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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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The Impact of Incident Disclosure Behaviors on Medical Malpractice Claims

June 30, 2017

To provide preliminary estimates of incident disclosure behaviors on medical malpractice claims, a descriptive analysis of CRICO’s data on medical malpractice claims between 2012 and 2013 (n = 434) was performed.

Priscilia Giraldo, the study’s principal researcher from Spain, as part of her work, visited the United States and partnered on the study with CRICO’s Dr. Luke Sato, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Sato contributed to the study’s design, coordination, and data analysis; as well as co-authored the published research.

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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

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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 >

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