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Case studies and interviews are aligned with clinical specialties and high risk areas identified in the Harvard system.

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Harvard Joins IHI to Cut Referral Mistakes
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

In any complex medical system, malpractice cases can arise from failures in the referral process. Typically these are situations in ambulatory care where the doctor recommends that a patient see a specialist, but it either doesn’t happen or nobody acts on the result. A new tool from The Institute for Healthcare Improvement and CRICO helps guide doctors and practices to prevent these referral errors and the harm from resulting diagnostic failures.

 

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Patient Safety Discussion Toolkit for System Expansion
By Ariadne Labs in partnership with CRICO/Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions

The Patient Safety Discussion Toolkit for System Expansion has been developed by Ariadne Labs in partnership with CRICO, for use by physicians during the pre-affiliation phase of a merger, acquisition, or affiliation of two organizations that provide clinical care. This discussion toolkit can help clinical leaders identify differences in clinical practice, resources, and culture that are most likely to affect patient safety. grant_icon

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Strategies for Patient Safety (SPS)

Each month, Strategies for Patient Safety explores the myriad ways 30-plus years of analyzing medical malpractice data can guide physicians and nurses practicing amidst today’s patient safety risks.

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Malpractice Cases Involving Non-Adherent Patients
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Make an effort to find out why your patient ignores your advice.

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Bad Consults, Cancer Screening, CME Bundles, and more
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight March 2018: Bad Consults, Cancer Screening, CME Bundles, and more

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Insight: Best Practices in Referral Communication
By Jennie Wright, RN, CRICO

Processes to promote ongoing communication between referring physicians and specialists are essential to providing high quality and safe patient care. To date, maintenance efforts have tended to be provider-specific rather than process based.

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Stand United for Patient Safety
By Missy Padoll, CRICO

At CRICO, we Wear Purple for Patient Safety to show our support. Download a poster as an easy way to celebrate at your organization.

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Emerging Risks in Interventional Radiology
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Sicker patients in riskier settings.

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How To Submit a Moonlighting Waiver to CRICO
By Charles Zizza, CRICO

The CRICO moonlighting waiver can be daunting. We hope this walk through helps. Follow along as we explain how to fill out the fields.

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