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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 Officers

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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Making A Mid-Career Transition

  • January 2, 2016

Yvonne Cheung, MD, MPH, shares with Physician Leadership Journal readers how CRICO’s committed funding for one of the nation’s first physician fellowships focused on quality and patient safety, helped her transition to the dedicated quality and patient safety leader that she is today.


Currently Chair of the Department of Quality and Patient Safety at Mount Auburn Hospital (a CRICO-member organization) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Cheung’s story begins in July 2012 when she transitioned from being a long-time anesthesiologist to becoming one of four physicians who formed the first fellowship class of the Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality program, funded by CRICO. 

 

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Cheung Y.  Making a mid-career transition. Physician Leadership Journal. Jan 2016. [Reprinted from Physician Leadership Journal with permission]