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How Simulators Help OR Teams Really Act Like Teams

Surgeons, nurses, doctors, technicians and others gather in simulators at Harvard to learn teamwork. Participants say it saves lives, money, and grief. Even skeptics say it’s worth the time and it should be done everywhere.

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Grants Showcase Introduction

For the past several years, CRICO has provided funding through its grants program to support continued advancements aimed at improving patient safety. This program enabled many CRICO investigators to radically change how care is delivered. See highlights of some of our most recently funded efforts as well as some prior initiatives. CONTINUE READING >

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

Video podcast: A program called “OpenNotes” gives patients direct access to the notes their doctors wrote in their charts. Will they find mistakes and better understand their care plans with this new tool? grant_icon

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‘Grass Roots’ Research Sprouts From Harvard Medmal Data

In 2016, CRICO hosted a “Research Day” to highlight more than 17 past and current projects supported through the insurer’s grant program via RFAs. This event facilitated the cross-fertilization of ideas and feedback across its patient safety research community.

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