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Distraction, Poor Planning for OB Patient
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO, Thomas Beatty, MD

Language barrier, distraction, and lack of planning contributed to a delay in treating fetal distress. In this case study, a baby is born with deficits, and the settlement against an OB is over $1 million.

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Residents, OR Teamwork, Empathy, and more...
By Alison Anderson, CRICO, Missy Padoll, CRICO

Insights July 2016: Residents, OR Teamwork, Empathy, and more...

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Rosie’s Story
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO, Dana Siegal, CRICO

Data without a story may not hold your audience’s attention.

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Informed Consent, Communication, and more...
By Alison Anderson, CRICO, Missy Padoll, CRICO

Insights June 2016: Informed Consent, Communication, and more...

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A First Place Mindset About Medical Error
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

The size of the problem isn’t what’s important.

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Miscommunication, Tracking Referrals, and more...
By Alison Anderson, CRICO, Missy Padoll, CRICO

Insight May 2016: Miscommunication, Tracking Referrals, and more...

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Team Care, Alert Fatigue Near Top of EMR Agenda: Dr. David Bates
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO, David Bates, MD, MSc

At a recent gathering of medical malpractice professionals in Boston, health information and international patient safety leader David Bates shared a vision of the next five years of health information and electronic medical records. 

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Milepost 40
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Celebrating 40 years of patient safety innovation.

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Accelerating Patient Safety Improvement
By expert panel convened by The National Patient Safety Foundation

Patient safety is a serious public health issue. Like obesity, motor vehicle crashes, and breast cancer, harms caused during care have significant mortality, morbidity, and quality-of-life implications, and adversely affect patients in every care setting. Although patient safety has advanced in important ways since the Institute of Medicine released To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System in 1999, work to make care safer for patients has progressed at a rate much slower than anticipated.

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Difficult Patients, Helping Defendants and more...
By Alison Anderson, Katy Schuler, CRICO

Insight April 2016: Difficult Patients, Helping Defendants, and more.

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