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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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The Effect of Surges in Patient Volume on Resource Management of an Academic Labor and Delivery Unit

  • May 6, 2017

Researchers, supported by CRICO grants, developed a virtual simulated obstetrics labor unit floor environment to study resource allocation strategies used by clinical managers.


The study concluded that early labor admissions were more often delayed with increasing bed occupancy, indicating that the care of patients on labor and delivery units may be sensitive to the total occupancy of the unit. Additional research is needed to understand the impact of resource management on patient safety.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Molina R, Gombolay M, Jonas J, Shah J, Golen T, Shah NT. The effect of surges in patient volume on resource management of an academic labor and delivery unit [5D]. Obstetrics & Gynecology. May 6, 2017. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000514351.06094.fd.