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CRICO’s Patient Safety Leadership: A Missing Piece

  • February 27, 2017

Jeffrey Cooper, Professor of Anaesthesia of Harvard Medical School, was inspired to write a letter to the editor of Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare (PSQH); in response to Susan Carr’s article about CRICO’s milestone 40th anniversary. Dr. Cooper highlights CRICO’s greatest achievements: its ability to convene clinical leaders from across the Harvard medical community.


A leader in the field of simulation training for medical professionals, Dr. Cooper was directly involved with CRICO’s early highly successful efforts to address risk in anaesthesia. His opinion piece covered the complex arc of CRICO’s involvement with patient safety from its earliest years through to current day initiatives.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Cooper JB. Letter to the editor: CRICO’s patient safety leadership: A missing piece. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare.  February 27, 2017

 

Related Articles

Carr S. CRICO celebrates 40 years in patient safety [PDF]. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. December 9, 2016. 

Hoffman J. Milepost 40 CRICO. April 28, 2016.

Padoll M. CRICO’s 40th anniversary: A missing piece. CRICO Blog. March 1, 2017.