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July 1, 2022 Development of a Taxonomy for Characterising Medical Oncology-related Patient Safety and Quality Incidents: A Novel Approach

Using funding from CRICO, this study describes the development of a comprehensive, validated taxonomy for medical oncology-related incidents.

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June 18, 2022 Trial and Error: Learning From Malpractice Claims in Childhood Surgery

Using Candello Solutions by CRICO, this article analyzed the malpractice claims involving patients ≤ 18 years old that occurred from 2008 to 2017.

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March 1, 2022 Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which miscommunications.

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Mass. Hospitals Urged to Apologize, Settle

  • May 27, 2012

CRICO was an early adopter of the “disclosure, apology, and offer” approach — the cornerstone of a new initiative to improve the state’s cumbersome and costly malpractice system. ... A coalition of Massachusetts physician, hospital, and patient groups believe that this approach will cut down on lengthy litigation and build trust between caregivers and patients.

 


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Kowalczyk  J.  Mass. hospital urged to apologize, settle.  The Boston Globe.