5 Methods Used By the Ambulatory Safety Nets to Ensure Success

CRICO and members of the Harvard medical community have developed and deployed a collaborative Ambulatory Safety Net (ASN) to identify patients who previously fell through the cracks related to follow-up cancer screening. The ASN employs specific standards and measures to support:

  1. Community-wide patient safety improvements
  2. Prioritization of long-term stability
  3. Sharing of best practices for implementation
  4. Identified Metrics
  5. Methods to overcome barriers

To learn more about Ambulatory Safety Nets, read here.

Overriding Drug Alert Results

Case Study

Before surgery, a 61-year-old woman received contraindicated medications, which ultimately led to her death.

What went wrong?
woman in a hospital bed
neural network head with a stethoscope
Advancing AI in Medicine and Keeping It Safe

As artificial intelligence takes off in the public sphere, what about medicine? The health care industry has been using some form of AI for decades, yet very recent advancements are upping the ante for everyone. What are the clinical risks that this new technology presents and must be considered? A leading clinical and informatics expert shares some perspectives.

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Understanding Documentation Risks in Malpractice Cases
Understanding Copy and Paste Risks in Malpractice Cases
Online CME
Copying and pasting in the electronic health record (EHR) can improve efficiency, but may bring unexpected patient safety risks. This online course will share ways to mitigate this risk and improve patient safety. 
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Utilizing EHR Sex and Gender Demographic Fields

There are many benefits to filling in the sex and gender demographic data in electronic health records. This CRICO co-funded study analyzed the records of patients 18 and older to highlight areas for improvement in the use of the sex and gender fields. 
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