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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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S-TEAMS: A Truly Multiprofessional Course Focusing On Nontechnical Skills to Improve Patient Safety in the Operating Theater

  • September 20, 2016

In this report, British researchers who designed “a 1-day, multiprofessional, multidisciplinary course (S-TEAMS) to teach, practice, and apply non-technical skills (NTS) skills (e.g., communications, situational awareness) through simulation, acknowledge CRICO for recognizing “the vital role of human factors in medico-legal cases and providing financial incentives for human factors training.” 


The researchers concluded that “the simple and easily reproducible format of S-TEAMS is sustainable and inclusive, and crucially, the skills taught continue to be used in long term to improve patient safety and teamworking.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Stewart-Parker E, Galloway R, Vig S. S-TEAMS: A truly multiprofessional course focusing on nontechnical skills to improve patient safety in the operating theater. Journal of  Surgical  Education. Available online September 20, 2016  (In Press, Corrected Proof).  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2016.06.020