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CRICO Grant Spotlight: A Verbal Electronic Surgical Safety Checklist for the Intensive Care Unit

This CRICO grant-funded project showed that an electronic checklist could accurately verbalize information needed for a SICU time-out and could deliver objective information from the EHR at the point of care.grant_icon

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Simulation’s Evolving Place in Health Care
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

The use of simulation in health care has grown worldwide. This year and through 2028, industry business analysts expect double digit growth in a $2 billion market for simulation services, software, and anatomical models. We interview pioneers and leading edge practitioners of the art.

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Patient Safety Guidance Support
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

For more than 30 years, CRICO and its insured health care providers have generated decision support tools to help physicians and nurses navigate through the patient safety risks they encounter each day in clinical practice.

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Closing the Gap with Nonadherent Patients, Guidance for Lost Specimens, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights June 2022. Closing the Communication Gap with Non-adherent Patients, Patient Safety Guidance for Lost Specimens, and More.

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CRICO Grant Spotlight: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Among Women 40–49 in Primary Care

Through a CRICO grant-funded project, Mara Schonberg, MD, MPH, sought to learn if providing women age 40–49 with information about their risk of breast cancer is useful to them when deciding on breast cancer screening and prevention interventions. Participants completed a pre-test, received their personalized breast cancer risk report, saw their primary care clinician, and completed a post-test.grant_icon

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Elderly Patients Pose a Disproportionate Malpractice Risk
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

When care dips below the acceptable standard, then adverse events among older patients accelerate the risk of malpractice allegations. If the current staffing shortages persist while America’s population continues to age, then we are likely to see more claims and lawsuits involving elderly patients.

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Medical Malpractice Webinar, OR Fire Guidelines, Mental Health Awareness Month and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights May 2022. Medical Malpractice Webinar, OR Fire Guidelines, Mental Health Awareness Month and More.

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When Virtual Isn’t Good Enough, And Patients Refuse to Come In
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Find out how to respond when patients decline recommendations around virtual care. The AMC PSO patient safety alert, called Informed Patient Refusal in Virtual Care, includes a review of likely malpractice allegations and contributing factors. Safety Net interviews one of the co-authors, Dr. Adrienne Allen, Senior Director of Quality, Safety and Sustainability at North Shore Physicians Group Mass General Brigham Salem.

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Lahey RAP Testimonial
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

CRICO’s risk assessment unit is heralded as a positive, helpful partner who helps lead organizations to impactful patient safety changes via clearly defined actions.

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Icing the Patient Safety Movement
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

The RaDonda Vaught case has sent ripples through the health care industry, fomenting fear among all clinicians that making a mistake at work could land oneself in jail. There is, however, no indication that that result was intentional, or that Vaught was impaired or performing duties beyond her license as a registered nurse.

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