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Insight into Risks of Ambulatory Care

The ambulatory setting presents unique challenges for creating safe systems. At CRICO, we are able to provide clarity and focus on areas where there is an opportunity to have a positive impact. It is our goal to use our data and resources to drive change, improve patient safety, and reduce risk in the delivery of ambulatory care.  This issue of Insight explores the risks of ambulatory care. All issues are eligible for earning CME credits.

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The Future of Primary Care: View from the Front Lines

It is a time of great challenge and opportunity in primary care. I have the privilege to work both at the front lines of our health care system, as a primary care physician in a busy academic internal medicine practice, and in a position focused on systems and educational redesign and policy, as the Co-Director of the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care (the Center).

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Malpractice Claims Analysis Confirms Risks in EHRs

Although electronic health records (EHRs) promise to reduce costs and improve quality and safety, they’ve also ushered in unintended consequences as a result of human error, design flaws, and technology glitches. Recognizing these emerging risks, CRICO is taking action.

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Ambulatory Risk Manager Grant Program

Recognizing an uptick in ambulatory malpractice claims, in 2010, CRICO convened a group of patient safety leaders from member institutions to discuss the issue and see what might be done collectively to combat this emerging risk.

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Gila Kriegel, MD

Before many of her colleagues really “got” what she was doing, Dr. Kriegel was trying to systematically make care better and safer for their patients too. Today this places her at the center of a data and dollar-driven movement to reduce preventable bad outcomes in ambulatory medicine.

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