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Insights Newsletter

In the middle of each month, CRICO publishes a newsletter containing a top 5 list,  and links to current content about claims or patient safety. Click the links below to view the detail of each issue.

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Cancer Diagnosis, Doctors in the Courtroom, and more…
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight March 2017:  Cancer Diagnosis, Doctors in the Courtroom, and more

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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 or request stickers as an easy way to celebrate at your organization. #UnitedForPatientSafety

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CRICO Podcasts Home

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

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What Is the Case About?
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Each case is part of a bigger story.

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Culture Helped, Hurt in this Dosage Error
By Barbara Szeidler, RN, BS, LNC, CPHQ, CPPS, CRICO
Tom A. Augello, CRICO

In this case, an 8-year-old girl experienced a tenfold dosing error of clotting factor, requiring admission and observation due to increased risk of stroke. It could be said that the culture at this hospital both contributed to the error, and contributed to a good response by staff.

 

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Defendants Talk, Standard of Care, Case Studies, and more...
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight February 2017:  Defendants Talk, Standard of Care, Case Studies, and more

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Strategies for Patient Safety (SPS): Issues
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

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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Let’s Be Clear About This
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

The wrong words may be harmful.


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Understanding “Standard of Care” A Doctor and a Lawyer Share from the Medmal Front Lines
By Carla Ford, MD, John Reardon, JD, Tom Augello, CRICO

For many in the medical profession, some of the basics of law and malpractice claims are a little mysterious. The key question about negligence is whether or not the provider failed to meet the “standard of care.” But how do we know what the standard of care is? We hear from a lawyer and and a doctor about what they’ve learned working in the world of medical errors and malpractice law.

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