CRICO Insights: March 2016

Top 5 Web Links to Increase Your Patient Safety

1. Log in to My CRICO for your claims history and risk profile.

2. Dig into our malpractice data, for benchmarking reports,
research presentations, and client case studies.

3. Explore myriad clinician resources in patient safety.

4. Ensure your practices are best practices with our patient safety education.

5. Write for (or just comment on) our blog; we invite your submissions.

Use our cheat sheet if you’re wondering, “Where did that go?"
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Key Factors in Colorectal Cancer Cases

When clinicians miss a colorectal cancer diagnosis, what is most likely to have gone wrong? Do you have these bases covered? Or are your patients at risk?

Patient Safety Alert: Patient & Visitor

The AMC PSO convened a panel of safety leaders to review recent trends and discuss novel interventions to mitigate the risk for violence in health care settings. Learn more


Test Delay Blamed for Woman’s Colon Cancer Death

The patient died two years after seeing her PCP for a five-week history of constipation and rectal bleeding—symptoms that continued over a year and a half before she was diagnosed. How did this happen?


Can Access to Doctor Notes Help Patients Find Mistakes, Recall Care Plans

Sigall Bell, MD, and Jan Walker, RN, MBA, discuss the impacts and benefits of using OpenNotes. Watch the conversation

sAVE THE DATE: June 9, 2016

Mind the Gaps

Avoiding the risks of communication failures in patient care

patient safety symposium | Revere Hotel, Boston, MA

Learn what you can do to avoid communication missteps that can lead to patient harm and allegations of medical malpractice. Speakers, agenda, and registration details are coming soon.

Latest News from CRICO

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    The Patient Safety Adoption Framework: A Practical Framework to Bridge the Know-Do Gap

    CRICO Grants
    Many patient safety initiatives fail to be adopted and implemented, even when proven effective. This creates the well-recognized know-do gap—which occurs when health care workers know what should be done based on evidence vs. what takes place in practice. To address this issue, CRICO funded the development of a patient safety adoption framework and had it evaluated by leaders in quality and safety. The framework and its findings were published online in the Journal of Patient Safety in April 2023.
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