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Patient Safety

Through its neutral position within the Harvard medical community, CRICO has convened clinical leaders from its member hospitals to discuss common areas of risk; reaching consensus on solutions to ensure the safest possible health care environment for patients and providers.

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A Slip in Protocol Leads to a Patient Fall and a Tragic Outcome

A patient, with a known falls risk, fell during a radiology exam and died from her injuries.

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An Essential Tool for Patient Safety

One of the efforts CRICO has fully embraced is combining simulation-based training and team training to improve skills and reduce preventable errors.

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Removing Pebbles: Joy as a Cure for Clinician Burnout

Each of the providers at the big, annual IHI quality conference heard a personal message loud and clear above the three-day din: doctors and nurses deserve to have joy in their work. More than that, the happiness of clinicians is essential to good patient care.

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