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    Safety Salute: Brigham and Women’s Hospitalist Recognized for Inter-hospital Transfer Research

    by Reed Stiller, Jeff Timperi | 08/14/2021

    The transfer of patients between acute care hospitals (known as inter-hospital transfer, or IHT) occurs regularly: over 100,000 hospitalized Medicare patients undergo IHT yearly, with greater frequency among patients who require specialized care. While often necessary, IHT practices vary and can expose patients to gaps in the continuity of care – which can lead to poor and/or incomplete communication regarding care of the patient during transfer.

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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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    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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    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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    Patient Safety Grant Award Recipients for 2018 & 2019

    by Rachael Barzey, Jock Hoffman, CRICO | 05/17/2019

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

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    Stepping Through the CRICO Grant Process

    by Rachael Barzey, CRICO | 11/01/2017

    CRICO encourages patient safety innovation with its current RFA in the following focus areas for 2018: Diagnosis, Performance of Medical Procedures, Nursing, Obstetrics, Surgery and Emerging Risk

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  • Safer, Stronger, Better: New Funding for Patient Safety Research at Harvard

    by Tom Augello | 07/31/2017

    Working to make the Harvard medical system the safest place to provide and receive care is central to CRICO’s mission.

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    Grant 2016 Award Recipients

    by Rachael Barzey | 09/07/2016

    CRICO, a recognized leader in evidence-based risk management, owned by and serving the Harvard medical community, continued to support its members and their patient populations by funding another 10 phenomenal research projects.

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  • CRICO Seeks Proposals for Innovative Patient Safety Research

    by Amanda Maninos | 09/09/2015

    CRICO is dedicated to helping its members and affiliated health care organizations improve the quality and safety of their patient care. CRICO offers grant awards to stimulate research and patient safety interventions related to this goal.

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  • February Safety Salute | Ambulatory Risk Management Program

    by Katharine Schuler, CRICO | 02/17/2015

    Recognizing an uptick in ambulatory malpractice claims, in 2010, CRICO convened a group of patient safety leaders from member institutions to discuss the issue and see what might be done collectively to combat this emerging risk.

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