CRICO Insights: September 2016
Five Ways to Mitigate Clinician Burnout
Be aware: burned out clinicians are more prone to errors
Educate yourself about burnout and its risks
Evaluate your own situation, and/or seek professional assessment
Talk to trusted colleagues about symptoms you might have
Take advantage of confidential services offered by your institution or medical society
Patient Safety Grants: 2016 Award Recipients
Diagnostic error in ambulatory urgent care, electronic patient safety checklist, best practices in inter-hospital transfers—discover what your colleagues will be researching. Learn more and then apply for your own grant...
Guidelines for Disclosure
What do you do when something goes wrong? How do you tell the patient and their family? This straightforward list will help guide you through a difficult and unfamiliar situation. You shouldn't do it alone...
Experts in Psychiatry, General Medicine, and Emergency Medicine collaborated to produce these decision-support tools for PCPs and MHPs. ID, assess, and respond...
Loss of High PSA Result Blamed for Fatal Cancer
A 52-year-old male developed metastatic prostate cancer a year after highly elevated PSA test values were reported to the physician’s office—but never followed up or reported to the patient. What went wrong?
PODCAST CASE STUDY
Missing an MI When Symptoms Didn’t Match Dx
A 75-year-old woman with multiple co-morbidities presented to her PCP’s office with complaints of jaw pain and mild upper chest tightness. The PCP linked the jaw pain to TMJ disorder and prescribed an NSAID. Hear Dr. Ford assess the case...