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Covering our Volunteers
By Hermen Yee, Esq, and Caren-Elise Titus, CRICO

If you are a member of the Harvard medical community who has registered with the MA Responds program to volunteer in a declared public health emergency, you may have wondered if you are covered by your CRICO professional liability policies. The good news is that generally you are covered! The only caveat is that some of you need to obtain certain written authorizations from your sponsoring institution.

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Safety Culture and Risk Reliability in Health Care
By the AMC PSO

This white paper explores the dynamics of safety culture and organizational resilience.

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Malpractice Risks Associated with Electronic Health Records
By Penny Greenberg, MS, RN, CPPS, CRICO and Gretchen Ruoff, MPH, CPHRM, CRICO

Read this study about whether or not EHR use has unintended consequences that detract from the safety of health care.

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Patient Safety & Quality Fellows Testimonials
By Jennifer Rose, CRICO

CRICO's grant-funded fellows share their journey in the program.

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Physicians Needed for Medical Malpractice Tribunal Service
By Elizabeth Cushing, Esq., CRICO

Help prevent wrongful malpractice suits. Massachusetts is interested in attracting more physicians to participate in the mandatory tribunals for malpractice actions. Physicians who serve on tribunals earn both Risk Management Credit for CME as well as a valuable experience.

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Coping with Stress

A malpractice suit can be draining and you still have to worry about your current patients’ care. Make sure you are coping with the stress surrounding this unfortunate event as well as you possibly can.

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Deposition: Expectations and Tips

Depositions: What to expect, typical preliminary deposition topics, and tips so you will be better prepared to answer deposition questions appropriately.

 

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Preparing for a Deposition

Step-by-step guide to preparing the deposition.

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What to Expect as a Defendant

Understand phrases such as personal financial exposure, burden of proof, pleadings and tribunal.

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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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