Risk Prevention and Education
Our Overview page provides a view into the many printed and multimedia resources, products and services offered by CRICO's experts to help you prevent risk and promote patient safety.
Our Patient Safety Content
A Mismanaged Virtual Visit
A 13-year-old who underwent exam via telemedicine for a finger abscess later required amputation.
Challenge: Take the OB Clinical Guidelines Test
Take this test and see if you already follow these best practices from the Obstetrical Services of the CRICO-insured Institutions.
Tripped Up by Copying and Pasting in the EHR
An elderly patient with a known history of mobility limitations fell and broke their hip after leaving the podiatrists office with a newly applied walking boot.
The SafeCare Study
Results clearly demonstrate a need for better tools, increased measurement of patient harm, and better implementation systems.
Rapid PULSE 360 Pilot December Update
Physicians Universal Leadership Skills Education (PULSE) update for December
Top Risks Driving Patient Safety Gaps, Using AI to Reduce Missed Diagnoses, and an EPL Podcast
Insights December 2022.
Signs of Bias in Rejected Request for Accommodation
Boston Attorney Megan Kures explains how a hospital should respond to a request for accommodation. Tip: it shouldn't be a knee-jerk no, and be sure to involve HR from the start.
Rapid PULSE 360 Pilot Program FAQs
Frequently asked questions concerning the Rapid PULSE 360 program. For instance, is this tied to a premium reduction program? What the benefits? Is it mandatory?
Lack of follow up for incidental finding results in poor outcome for patient
A 58-year-old patient who was not informed of an incidental finding on CT scan was later diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer and renal cancer.
Key Considerations to Reduce Policy/Protocols
Insights November 2022. New Telehealth Video Series, Sepsis Podcast, and CRICO's Annual SPREAD Meeting