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    Pandemic Reflections

    by Missy Padoll | 04/29/2021

    For those of us working in health care, we knew at the end of 2019 that a serious situation was evolving. By January 2020, regular discussions were underway regarding use of precautions as reports of infected individuals grew. But no one fully appreciated that this emerging virus would so quickly become a once-in-a-century pandemic.

     

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    2021 Grant Recipients CRICO

    by Jeff Timperi, CRICO | 04/14/2021

    More than 50 CRICO-insured researchers will be principal investigators of projects being funded by CRICO in 2021. At the forefront of topics being studied are telemedicine, health care equity, machine-learning, and emergency medicine interventions.

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    Is the Cures Act a Game Changer?
    Patients Now See Clinical Notes

    by Pat Folcarelli, RN, PhD, CRICO | 03/31/2021

    Patients already have access to information through patient portals at most hospitals and other institutions. With the arrival of the Cures Act, clinicians and hospitals may notice that there’s increasing activity on those patient portals. It’s also possible there could be some additional questions of the notes. But it still remains to be seen what impact this will have in terms of patients accessing their notes.

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    A Rich History of Contributions

    by Reed Stiller | 02/26/2021

    The contributions of some of Boston’s most important black physicians have often been overlooked, which is why in honor or Black History Month we have chosen to recognize some of the most influential black health care providers in the city’s history.

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    The 100 Day Mask Challenge

    by Missy Padoll | 01/26/2021

    As representatives of the patient safety community, it is in our best interest to champion President Biden's 100 Day Mask Challenge, working together to leverage the many creative efforts available to help support the President’s challenge and encourage everyone to MASK UP!

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    CBS Data in Peer-Review Publications 2020

    by Katy Schuler, MSc | 12/23/2020

    Part of our mission is to share insights learned from our national database of medical malpractice claims, the Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS). One way we achieve this is through authoring and supporting research for peer-review publications.

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  • Neurosurgery and Medical Malpractice

    by Carlos Yugar and Adam Schaffer, MD, CRICO | 12/03/2020

    Neurosurgery malpractice cases are responsible for not only some of the largest indemnity payments, but also significant mental health tolls. Learn how data-driven patient safety interventions have already helped.

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    COVID Delays New Fed Rule Opening Clinical Notes to Patients

    by Margaret Janes, RN, JD, Tom Augello, CRICO | 10/30/2020

    The goal of the act is to provide better provider/patient communication, improve provisions for patient rights and engagement, and reduce patient safety risk. It includes requirements that patients have access without extra charge to all of their medical records. These include clinical notes regarding: consultation, history and physical, procedure, progress, and discharge summaries, as well as imaging/lab/pathology report narratives.

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    Patient Voice: Fighting the Fear of a Triple Negative Breast Cancer Diagnosis

    by Reed Stiller | 10/16/2020

    A triple negative breast cancer survivor tells her story of overcoming the fear of the diagnosis, and the health care professionals who helped her along the way.

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    Predicting Case Outcomes: Medmal Analysis Turns to the Dollars

    by Tom Augello, CRICO | 09/22/2020

    It’s time for a spotlight on three factors in medical professional liability cases: a lack of a protocol or failure to follow one, patient assessment shortfalls, and documentation problems

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    Safety Salute: Life as a Mass General Anesthesia Resident

    by Kelsey Damrad, Massachusetts General Hospital | 08/14/2020

    Mass General anesthesia resident David Hao, MD, discusses the hospital's response to COVID-19 and shares his hopes for the future.

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    “Not Normal” Pandemic Imperils Health Workers

    by Tom Augello, CRICO | 06/25/2020

    A public health crisis like no other in living memory: surgeons helping with medical treatment, retired clinicians coming into work, medical students being graduated early to pitch in. The COVID-19 pandemic is anything but “normal” for providers. CRICO recently spoke with doctors on the front lines helping other providers cope, promoting professional care and offering personal support.

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    CRICO 2020 Grants Program

    by Jeff Timperi | 06/15/2020

    CRICO announces 13 grant award recipients from the 2020 RFA Program.

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    Transparent Face Masks Offer Safe and Effective Communication Solution for Hearing Impaired Patients

    by Brigham & Women's Hospital | 05/21/2020

    With the COVID-19 epidemic and the requirement for all staff to wear face masks, Wiggins and his team raised the concern that more transparent face masks would be needed to support this patient population during COVID-19.

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    “Patient Safety” Wasn’t in Anybody’s Job Title: An Exit Interview with Darrell Ranum

    by Tom Augello, CRICO | 04/30/2020

    When you have a perfect match between a person’s career arc and the movement he worked within, you have an ideal story for a podcast. I recently had the chance to interview 30-year patient safety veteran Darrell Ranum as he prepares to retire this year. He’s a Vice President for Risk Management and Patient Safety at one of the largest medical malpractice insurers in the nation, The Doctors Company.

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    Medical Malpractice in the Time of COVID-19

    by Adam Schaffer, MD, MPH | 03/23/2020

    Under normal circumstances, medical malpractice is a significant concern for physicians. We know this concern influences physician behavior. As a result of COVID-19, hospitalists, emergency medicine physicians, critical care physicians, nurses, and many other clinicians are currently in a period that is anything but normal.

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    Training the Next Generation of Physicians While Protecting the Patients of Today

    by Laura C. Meyers, MD, MPH | 02/07/2020

    Every July, medical school graduates enter onto the hospital wards to become clinically trained. As junior physicians, they have the ability to write prescriptions but are learning how to function within a hospital system to diagnose and manage patients appropriately.

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    The Power of the Picture

    by Hojjat Salmasian, MD, MPH, PHD | 01/22/2020

    Innovations in patient safety do not have to be complicated. Sometimes, a solution to ensuring patients receive the right treatment is as simple as having their photograph taken and displayed in their electronic health record.

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