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Residents and Fellows and Malpractice
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

When things do go wrong, residents need reassurance that they are part of a team, not alone.

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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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Triggers for Residents to Contact their Attending, Neonatal Cooling Podcast, Telemedicine FAQ, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights July 2021. Stress and Burnout: Triggers for Residents to Contact their Attending, Neonatal Cooling Podcast, Telemedicine FAQ, and More

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Newborn Body Cooling Safety and Efficacy Moves Forward
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Making baby cooling safe and available to the infants who need it is moving beyond 2016 recommendations from the AMC PSO, to new advancements.  A regional registry of babies considered for therapeutic hypothermia is yielding new insight into how treatment can be delivered more effectively, safely, and consistently to prevent lifetime disabilities.

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MPL Case Management Expenses
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

While all clinical services face some common patient safety issues, the malpractice risk profile varies significantly from head (neurosurgery) to toe (podiatry).

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Stress and Burnout: Top Contributing Factors for Physicians, Inter-hospital Transfer Podcast, Newborn Case Study, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights June 2021. Stress and Burnout: Top Contributing Factors for Physicians, Interhospital Transfer Podcast, Newborn Case Study, and More

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Lack of Preparation, Safety Culture, Contributed to Loss of Baby
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO Jennifer Vuu Sanchez, CRICO

This OB patient’s risk factors were not adequately considered, and the team’s failure to follow protocols and secure back-up contributed to a lawsuit and a settlement of over $1 million.

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Lowering the Risk of Moving Patients to a Different Hospital
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

One of the lesser-known safety risks for hospitals is the transfer of a patient from one facility to another. A new guidance document attempts to make inter-hospital transfers safer.

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In the Name of Respect
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Good rapport begins with first impressions.

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Shared Risk to Consider in Nursing Med Mal Cases, Cures Act Podcast, Patient Refusal Case Study, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights May 2021. Shared Risk to Consider in Nursing Med Mal Cases, Cures Act Podcast, Patient Refusal Case Study and More

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