CRICO supported and partnered with Ariadne to study the trend of health systems getting larger and more integrated, the risks to patient safety, and ways to mitigate these risks.
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In conversation with… Susan Haas, MD, MSc. AHRQ PSNet. March 2019.
- Health System Expansions Can Pose Safety Risks
- Harvard Experts Release New Tools to Protect Patient Safety During Health System Mergers and Acquisitions [press release]
- Hospital Mergers or Acquisitions May Cause Short-term Patient Safety Issues
- The Risks to Patient Safety From Health System Expansions [original study]
- Patient Safety Discussion Toolkit for System Expansion [toolkit download]
- Digging Into the Patient Safety Risks From Hospital Merger