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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

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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

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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.


The study concluded, “Use of a discussion-based communication tool is perceived as supporting team communication in the Emergency General Surgery operating room and led to a trend toward improving a shared understanding of intraoperative events.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Columbus AB, Castillo-Angeles M, Berry WR, Haider AH, Salim A, Havens JM. An evidence-based intraoperative communication tool for emergency general surgery: A pilot studyJournal of Surgical Research. August 2018; 228:281-289. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.03.007.