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Medical Malpractice: Why is it so Hard for Doctors to Apologize?

January 27, 2013

Dr. Luke Sato oversees a team that studies data in malpractice claims at CRICO ... Over the past 30 years, the team has created a taxonomy of medical errors, with hundreds of codes for everything from “failure to identify provider coordinating care” (CS1001) to “policy/protocol not followed” (AD1026). — Boston Globe Magazine.


High Performance Teamwork Training and Systems Redesign in Outpatient Oncology

January 23, 2013

In Research and Publication
Oncology care is delivered largely in ambulatory settings by interdisciplinary teams. Treatments are often complex, extended in time, dispersed geographically and vulnerable to teamwork failures. Learn how a team, with the help of CRICO grant money, addressed this risk during a pilot of a team training initiative in the breast cancer program at a comprehensive cancer center. READ MORE >

Beth Israel Team Sets Target on ER Care

January 14, 2013

CRICO’s role, as a convener of patient safety leaders and sponsor of patient safety initiatives, is demonstrated in this Boston Herald article on “trigger” programs implemented in the emergency departments of three CRICO-insured institutions.


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