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Clear Communication: Always Key to Quality Care

December 19, 2018

Hand in hand with development and application of effective therapies should be clear communication between patients and their oncology professionals.

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Machine-Learning System Could Aid Critical Decisions in Sepsis Care

November 7, 2018

Funded in part by CRICO, this study enabled researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to develop a predictive model to help guide clinicians in deciding when to give potentially life-saving sepsis treatment to patients being treated in the emergency room (ER). READ MORE >

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Medical Malpractice Claims within Cardiology from 2006 to 2015

October 23, 2018

New study published in American Journal of Cardiology finds cardiology-related malpractice risks significantly increased in the US between 2006 and 2015.

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What Does It Take to Increase Patient Engagement in Primary Care Settings?

October 17, 2018

CRICO partnered with the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) to conduct a study to achieve a better understanding of what primary care practices are doing to engage patients. READ MORE >

Health System Expansions Can Pose Safety Risks

October 16, 2018

CRICO President and CEO Mark E. Reynolds and Susan Haas, M.D. of Ariadne Labs discuss their organizations’ joint effort to uncover and address the potential risk inherent in the recent and future spate of mergers and acquisitions among health care organizations.

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Comparison of Emergency Medicine Malpractice Cases Involving Residents to Nonresident Cases

September 1, 2018

Through a collaboration between CRICO and Beth Israel Deaconess emergency medicine (EM) leadership, researchers aimed to use EM as a model to help determine contributing factors to malpractice cases. The study compared characteristics in emergency medicine (EM) malpractice cases involving residents with EM cases that did not involve residents.

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An Evidence-based Intraoperative Communication Tool for Emergency General Surgery: A Pilot Study

August 1, 2018

Researchers of this CRICO-funded study developed and then piloted an evidence-based tool aimed at improving team communication in Emergency General Surgery. READ MORE >

Viewpoint: Why Hospital Mergers Raise Patient Safety Problems

July 31, 2018

This Becker’s Hospital Review viewpoint offers six insights garnered from a July 31, 2018 STAT op-ed piece, written by Ariadne Labs researchers and CRICO’s president and CEO Mark E. Reynolds.

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Hospital Mergers or Acquisitions May Cause Short-Term Patient Safety Issues

July 31, 2018

Drawing from a CRICO-funded study that found institutional partnerships and transactions might put patients at a higher risk for harm in the short run,  this STAT op-ed piece emphasizes that “Improving the safety of patient care is possible during mergers and affiliations, but requires intentional efforts.”

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Digging Into the Patient Safety Risks From Hospital Mergers

July 20, 2018

This Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH) article reports on the findings from a CRICO-funded study by Ariadne Labs researchers and CRICO’s president and CEO Mark E. Reynolds. The study explored the many risks that can come with healthcare system mergers and acquisitions. READ MORE >

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