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  • World Patient Safety Day

    by Katy Schuler | September 17, 2019

    Today is the first-ever World Patient Safety Day, a global campaign launched by the World Health Organization to shine a light on patient safety in order to increase public awareness and spur engagement.

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    Sepsis Awareness—It’s About T•I•M•E

    by Missy Padoll | September 5, 2019

    Sepsis is a public health challenge and the Massachusetts Sepsis Consortium brings together leading experts and advocates  (including CRICO) from across the state to advance sepsis care, raise awareness, and save lives.

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    Huddling for Safety

    by Lisa Ellis | July 31, 2019

    Many health system today follow a culture of safety. And for a growing number of them, daily safety huddles are becoming an integral part of these efforts.

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    Updated Breast Care Management Algorithm

    by Jock Hoffman | June 29, 2019

    Failure to diagnose breast cancer affects CRICO-insured providers across a spectrum of specialties. To reduce the likelihood of such events, a task force of breast care specialists and primary care physicians, coordinated by CRICO, identified the key factors contributing to allegations of mismanaged breast care and subsequently developed the CRICO Breast Care Management Algorithm. In May 2019, the Algorithm was updated.

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    Patient Safety Grant Award Recipients for 2018 & 2019

    by Rachael Barzey, Jock Hoffman, CRICO | May 17, 2019

    In 2018, 11 projects were confirmed for funding; followed by 12 in 2019.

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    Measuring the ROI of Patient Safety Programs

    by Adam Schaffer, MD, MPH | May 8, 2019

    Analyses of the return on investment (ROI) of patient safety programs are a relative rarity. This is unfortunate, as such analyses would provide patient safety officers with data that could potentially resonate in the C-suite. Although rare, research in this area does exist.

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  • Raising Awareness: Trends and Burnout

    by Missy Padoll | March 11, 2019

    For those of us working in health care, and more specifically, in the patient safety arena, March means Patient Safety Awareness Week (PSAW).

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    Expert Insights: How Hospital Leaders Leverage External Risk Assessments

    by Katy Schuler | November 29, 2018

    External risk assessments help hospital leaders identify organizational barriers limiting the effectiveness of patient safety programs.

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    Fellowship Taught MD How to See

    by Brittany Esty, MD, MPH, CPPS, Attending Physician, Allergy and Immunology, Boston Children's Hospital | October 10, 2018

    In her recent “Mission Presentation” to CRICO employees, Dr. Brittany Esty shared how her experience as a Patient Safety and Quality Fellow taught her to “see.”

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    Path to a Model Patient Safety Profile

    by Katy Schuler | September 25, 2018

    What is the impact of an organization’s cultural discrepancies on patient safety?

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