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February 16, 2021 Defining Best Practices for Interhospital Transfers

Interhospital transfers (IHT) are important yet recognized as high-risk transitions in care. This study was funded by CRICO to help define the best practice principles for IHTs and identify improvement opportunities.

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February 12, 2021 The MPL Association Appoints Mark Reynolds, CRICO President and CEO, a Board Officer

CRICO President and CEO Mark E. Reynolds has been named as a board member of the Medical Practice Liability Association.

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November 16, 2020 Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Model for Detection of Allergic Reactions Using Safety Event Reports Across Hospitals

This study, funded by CRICO grants, utilized a deep learning algorithm to identify instances of allergic reactions in the free-text electronic narratives of hospital safety reports.

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Addressing Ambulatory Safety and Malpractice:
The Massachusetts PROMISES Project

  • December 1, 2016

This Health Services Research editorial tells how the Massachusetts PROMISES (Proactive Reduction of Outpatient Malpractice: Improving Safety, Efficiency, and Satisfaction) project sought to “identify and improve safety in what [they] referred to as 3 + 1 areas of known risk in the outpatient setting.”


The authors say they were “particularly interested in communication issues during clinical encounters and around sensitive communication that needs to occur when things go wrong,” as discussed in the CRICO Strategies 2015 benchmarking report, “Malpractice Risks in Communication Failures.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Schiff  GD, Reyes Nieva H, Griswold P, Leydon N, Ling J, Biondolillo M, Singer SJ. Addressing ambulatory safety and malpractice: The Massachusetts PROMISES project. Health Services Research. December 2016;  51(S3): 2634–2641. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.12621.