CRICO CRICO home

CRICO MDs ONLY: Register to access your facesheet, and more.

Advanced Search

  • Topic
  • Specialty
  • Content Type

RESET SEARCH CRITERIA
spacer

Also Related

< Back To Patient Safety
0 dislikes

< Hide

Comments For

Strategies for Patient Safety (SPS)

0 comments

< Shrink

Add Your Voice

All comments are posted anonymously. Your comment will be attributed to: "Anonymous user."

post comment

Delete

Are you sure you want to delete this comment?

Strategies for Patient Safety (SPS)

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. We view SPS as an opening to deeper exploration of issues that impact your patients, your practice, and your professional well-being.


2017

October SPSOctober 2017Where Things Go Wrong
Patient injury can happen anywhere

September SPSSeptember 2017– According to Multiple Sources 
Triangulation of patient safety risk

August SPSAugust 2017–10,000 Medical Apps & Counting
There’s a lot of apps for that.

July SPSJuly 2017–When Things Go Wrong for Residents 
Learning from mistakes is more challenging for residents.

June SPSJune 2017–The Dutch Reach Challenge 
Capitalizing on near misses

May SPSMay 2017–An In-depth Analysis of Medication-related Malpractice Cases
One of nine medmal cases involves medication errors

April 2017–A Handful of Opportunities to Reduce the Risk of Being Sued 
The 80-20 rule applies to patient safety.

March 2017–What’s the “Standard of Care”? 
What’s expected of doctors and nurses?

February 2017–What is this Case About? 
A narrower focus has broader impact

January 2017–Let's Be Clear About This 
Clearly, words matter

TOP

2016

December 2016–Could this Happen in Our Practice? 
Are you safe? Find out.

November SPSNovember 2016–Please Pass the Family History 
Ace the family history test.

October SPSOctober 2016Narrowing the Focus on Diagnostic Errors
Signals for action.

August SPSSeptember 2016– Starting Points for Patient Safety 
Benchmark before improving.

August SPSAugust 2016– A Patient Safety Survey Course 
Refresh your patient safety knowledge.

July SPSJuly 2016–Who’s Who in Patient Safety 
We all provide safety.

June SPSJune 2016– Rosie’s Story 
Numbers need a narrative

May SPSMay 2016–A First Place Mindset About Medical Error 
Doing “something” deliberately

April SPSApril 2016–Milepost 40 
Celebrating 40 years of patient safety innovation

March SPSMarch 2016–Forgetting to Remember 
Is your fallible memory interrupting your sleep?

February SPSFebruary 2016–Are You on Solid Footing for Patient Safety? 
Patient safety self-assessment

January SPSJanuary 2016–The Malpractice Risks of Health Care Communication Failures 
Unreliable communication exposes patients to harm

TOP

2015

December 2015–A Year’s Worth of Patient Safety 
12 ways to improve patient safety

November SPSNovember 2015–An Interest in What Went Wrong? 
Why do the mistakes that enable patient injuries reoccur?

October SPSOctober 2015–Is a White Coat a Scary Halloween Costume? 
Not everyone is disgruntled.

September SPSSeptember 2015– Figuring Out Diagnostic Errors 
Malpractice claims are a valuable resource. 

August SPSAugust 2015– Distribution of Injury Severity in MedMal Cases 
Not all injuries are severe or permanent. 

July SPSJuly 2015– Patient Safety Playlist 
Songs that may serve to remind and inspire you to keeping doing this important work.

June 2015– Understanding Dropped, Denied, & Dismissed Malpractice Cases 
Key factors that can drive the initiation of a weak malpractice allegation

May SPSMay 2015– Dropped, Denied, & Dismissed Malpractice Cases 
What happens to most malpractice claims?

April SPSApril 2015– “Doc Fix” Bill Might Improve Patient Safety, Too 
New federal law promotes patient safety.

March SPSMarch 2015– Miscommunication: Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why? 
Communication breakdowns need your undivided attention.

February SPSFebruary 2015–Real Events, Real Opportunities for Improvement 
A new tool for improving patient safety.

January SPSJanuary 2015–What Keeps My Doctor Up at Night 
A focal point for patient safety improvement is essential.

 

TOP

2014

December 2014–Malpractice Risks in the Diagnostic ProcessDecember SPS
Study some of the problems that can impede a prompt and accurate diagnosis.

November 2014–The ABCs of Patient SafetyNovember SPS
Every acronym is an opportunity.

October SPSOctober 2014–Patient Safety and Your New Job
Learning your new job’s patient safety culture is an on-boarding task.

September SPSSeptember 2014–Tackling Trouble
The NFL can learn from patient safety.

August SPSAugust 2014–Big (malpractice) Data
Access a treasure trove of malpractice data.

July SPSJuly 2014–Can You Believe It?
CRICO attendees are envisioning a safer health care environment.

June SPSJune 2014–When a Patient Hits Record
Unauthorized recording by patients is a growing concern.

May SPSMay 2014–Practicing Anti-Social Medicine
Unauthorized release of patient images, conversations, or identifiable health care encounters are potential grounds for litigation.

April SPSApril 2014–Clinical Judgment Call
Allegations of a missed diagnosis impugn clinical judgment at many steps along the diagnostic path.

March SPSMarch 2014–Beer, Beards, and Patient Safety
The World Champion Red Sox offer a unique lesson on the impact of culture change.

February SPSFebruary 2014–When Your Patient Can’t Read Along
Outcomes linked to the patient’s reading or math ability can mean trouble for caregivers.

January SPSJanuary 2014–Obamacare and Malpractice
Speculation abounds on how the anticipated increase in patient encounters will impact patient safety.

 

TOP

2013

SPS December 2013December 2013 – When a Procedure is Anything but Routine 
More than half (56 percent) of the procedure-related cases in the Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) studied, named a physician.

SPS November 2013November 2013 – Please Pass the Family History
A good opportunity to capture information that may be vital to your patients’ long term health.
SPS October 2013October 2013 – Aha
The organizations you work for or with share your obligation to turn an aha moment into a change for the better.

SPS September 2013September 2013 – Rest Insured 
A good malpractice insurance program can also provide peace of mind.

August SPSAugust 2013 – An RCA to Remember
Looking beyond the obvious cause of an adverse event reveals hidden risks.
July 2013 SPS July 2013 – Is “My Bad” Ever a Good Idea?
Patients remember what you said, or didn’t say, to them.

 

 

  

June 2013 – What’s My Risk of Being Sued (I’m a Radiologist)?
Failure to diagnose breast cancer is the most common allegation.

 

May 2013 – Star Power
Proper management of genetic testing begins with aligning expectations.

 

April 2013 – Mr. Rogers Would Have Been Proud
Allegations of a missed diagnosis impugn clinical judgment at many steps along the diagnostic path.  

March SPS 2013March 2013 – A Bad Err Day
Knowing what throws you off your game enables you to add an extra ounce of vigilance to prevent patient harm and, perhaps, an allegation of malpractice.

SPS February 2013February 2013 – Build a Better EMR
Patient safety experts see enormous potential in both the point-of-care opportunities for avoiding errors and the broader value of data aggregated from appropriately designed systems.

 

January 2013 – Breast Density and Patient Safety
Providers have to convey to patients with dense breasts, both sides of the potential consequences of additional screening without increasing their own risk of being deemed liable for a missed or delayed breast cancer diagnosis.

TOP
November 1, 2017
0 dislikes

< Back To Patient Safety