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

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March 1, 2022 Improving Patient Handoffs Helps Reduce Malpractice Claims

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January 5, 2022 To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start With the Data You Have

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OpenNotes Reporting Tool Engages Patients As Safety Partners

  • December 14, 2016

New CRICO-funded research from OpenNotes investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests that offering patients a mechanism to provide feedback about their medical record notes further enhances engagement and can improve patient safety. 


The OpenNotes reporting tool is currently being piloted at Boston Children’s Hospital. In addition to this featured press release, you can learn more about the reporting tool study and CRICO’s involvement in a podcast titled, Can Access to Doctor Notes Help Patients Find Mistakes, Recall Care Plans?

 

Press Release Citation

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. OpenNotes reporting tool engages patients as safety partners. EurekAlert! December 14, 2016.