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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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Effective Leadership of Surgical Teams: A Mixed Methods Study of Surgeon Behaviors and Functions

  • April 8, 2017

The importance of effective team leadership for achieving surgical excellence is widely accepted, but less is understood about the behaviors that achieve this goal. CRICO co-funded this research, which studied cardiac surgical teams to identify leadership behaviors that best support surgical teamwork.


Conclusions: Researchers identified 7 surgeon leadership functions and related behaviors that impact perceptions of leadership. These observations suggest actionable opportunities to improve team leadership behavior.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Stone JL , Aveling EL , Frean M , Shields MC , Wright C , Gino F , Sundt TM , Singer SJ.  Effective leadership of surgical teams: A mixed methods study of surgeon behaviors and functionsAnnals of  Thoracic Surgery. April 8, 2017. pii: S00034975(17)300656. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.021. [Epub ahead of print]