CRICO Insights: June 2018
Emerging, Evidence-based Risks
CRICO’s data partnerships and patient safety grants identify—and validate—areas of increased risk for patient harm. The results can guide the development of precisely targeted, meaningful patient safety interventions. Among the research published this year:
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Patient Safety Becoming a Family Affair
Patients’ family members are providing direct care between doctor and hospital visits, so what’s their role in patient safety? The clinical team may be broader than you think...
Imagining an EHR that Reduces Clinician Burnout
Can we leverage the EHR as one of the solutions to burnout, rather than a cause? Dr. David Ting of MGH assesses the current burdens on physicians and proposes a path to a better future. There is hope...
Reducing Risk for Medical Malpractice
Inconsistent Performance and Documentation of MD Orders
A 56-year-old male admitted for repair of facial fractures suffered a fatal post-operative cardiac event. What went wrong?