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Assessing the Impact of Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions on Safety Culture with Proactive Risk Assessments
Hospitals seeking to understand patient safety strengths and vulnerabilities in the context of mergers/acquisitions benefit more from a third-party perspective than from a limited internal process. CRICO’s Risk Assessment Unit has access to a rich body of work to help articulate identified factors and by which to frame improvement recommendations.
Postpartum Malpractice Claims: Can We Understand Preventable Harms and Socioeconomic Factors?
In a multifactorial study, The Doctors Company (a Candello member organization) investigated postpartum claims to develop clinical recommendations to decrease the risks of postpartum morbidity and mortality.
How Does Work Environment Relate to Diagnostic Quality? A Prospective, Mixed Methods Study in Primary Care
The aim of this CRICO-funded study was to develop a tool assessing key elements of the diagnostic assessment process and apply it to a series of diagnostic encounters examining clinical notes and encounters' recorded transcripts.
The Safety of Inpatient Health Care
Funded by CRICO, "The Safety of Inpatient Health Care" study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on January 12, 2023, is an important follow up to the landmark Harvard Medical Practice Study, published in 1991.