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Harvard Releases Patient Safety Tools for Health System M & A

  • April 10, 2018

CRICO along with Ariadne Labs released a new set of patient safety tools to aid health systems during mergers and acquisitions that Captive Insurance News reported on.


“Health system mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and affiliations can expose patients to significant, unintended harm if clinical leaders do not adequately plan for and manage safety risks,” wrote the author. This Captive Insurance article also shared the Patient Safety During System Expansion tools that readers could download from the Ariadne Labs web site, as well as on the CRICO web site.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Harvard releases patient safety tools for health system M&A. Captive Insurance News. April 10, 2018.

 

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