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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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Clues to Better Health Care From Old Malpractice Lawsuits

  • May 9, 2016

Data from closed CRICO claims is helping hospitals fine-tune their approach to diagnosis, treatment and follow-up in a range of medical fields.


CRICO Strategies, along with  one of its Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) partners, The Doctors Company, was recently highlighted in a Wall St. Journal article about organizations who share insights from their old claims data to help clinicians  improve patient safety and avoid medical liabilities. Currently, CRICO is  developing a program to help doctors improve diagnostic accuracy and reinforce the importance of staying on top of test results and referrals to other doctors.

 

Citation for WSJ article:

Landro L. Clues to better health care from old malpractice lawsuits. Wall Street Journal. 2016 May 09. [A subscription may be needed for access.]

 

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Also, there is a related blog post, “How malpractice data can improve patient safety,” by Missy Padoll, CRICO’s Director of Communications.