CRICO Insights: October 2019
Key Reminders for Breast Cancer Screening
Not all patients share a similar risk
Younger patients with breast complaints may have breast cancer
Not all tests will be performed as requested
Relevant findings will not always be relayed to PCPs and patients
Negative imaging findings do not rule out further investigation
Find out more—and what you can do—in CRICO’s Breast Care Management Algorithm
Future of EHRs: Supporting Clinicians and Patients
Clinicians and patients often see today’s EHR as the enemy. This call to action explores the pain points and proposes solutions we can aspire to. Can we make it better?
Aging Surgeons a Patient Safety Issue for Hospital
As the nation’s population gets older, so do its surgeons. Dr. Mark Katlic tries to encourage more hospitals to identify dangerous declines in cognitive and physical faculties. Listen to the conversation...
Multiple Missteps in the Referral Process Preceded Patient’s Death from Cardiac Failure
After the patient called the practice multiple times, a referral was scheduled. On the day of her cardiology appointment, the patient died. Learn more...
Reducing Risk for Medical Malpractice: A Defense Attorney’s Perspective
What can you start doing to reduce your risk of being sued? What should you document in the medical record? Earn CME while you find out...
Risks in General Medicine: Primary Allegations
What are the top three allegations in General Medicine cases and what can you do to strengthen your practice in these areas? Protect yourself and your patients...