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Surgery Change Needed Better Consent
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO, Jennifer Vuu Sanchez, CRICO

The goal was to treat uncontrolled pain from tumors but the patient was left with unexpected hearing loss. The patient sued when she claimed the surgeon changed the side of the operation without consulting her. For ideas that might help prevent these negative outcomes, we talk with Douglas Smink, MD, MPH, an associate medical director for CRICO and the Chief of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital.

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New Age of 45 for General Colorectal CA Screening
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Lowering the age for asymptomatic colon cancer screening from 50 to 45 suggests some important changes for physician practices. Joining us to talk about this change and more is Dr. Joseph Feuerstein, a gastroenterologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and an advisor for “Prevention and Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer: A Decision Support Tool,” previously developed through CRICO.

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At the End of Information Blocking, an Opening for Patient Safety
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Opening your notes offers the potential to enhance patient safety by linking clinicians and patients between visits–times when ambulatory vulnerabilities often compound.

 

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More Recently Asked Questions
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Queries about malpractice and patient safety.

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Recently Asked Questions
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Clinicians express concerns about malpractice and patient safety.

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The Pain and Reward of Delivering Palliative Care During COVID
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Excellent palliative care is inherently challenging. Over-capacity hospitals and a shortage of palliative specialists that pre-dated the COVID  crisis have led to some improvisation and innovation.. An expert practitioner from the Metro DC area shares his personal experience and some insights that might help improve communication between any specialist and their patients.

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Word to the Wise: Misuse of Language in Clinical Communication Causes Harm
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Misuse of language can have serious clinical consequences. It can also leave patients and families with a bad impression or misunderstandings. We invited two physicians who authored a JAMA Perspective on the topic to explain what worries them and what doesn’t, when it comes to the misuse of words in medicine.

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Power to Predict Podcast, Recommendations for Prevention and Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight September 2020: Power to Predict Podcast, Five Recommendations for Prevention and Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer , and More

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Grants RFA, Case Study, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insight August 2020: Grants RFA, Case Study, and More

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What’s Up with Cardiac Malpractice Cases?
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

A rise in cardiology malpractice cases goes against general malpractice trends across specialties that show significant declines. Most of the errors in outpatient cardiac cases involve failures in the diagnostic process. Diagnosis errors bedeviled providers in the inpatient setting as well.

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