CRICO CRICO home

Recent Coverage

July 1, 2022 Development of a Taxonomy for Characterising Medical Oncology-related Patient Safety and Quality Incidents: A Novel Approach

Using funding from CRICO, this study describes the development of a comprehensive, validated taxonomy for medical oncology-related incidents.

READ MORE >

June 18, 2022 Trial and Error: Learning From Malpractice Claims in Childhood Surgery

Using Candello Solutions by CRICO, this article analyzed the malpractice claims involving patients ≤ 18 years old that occurred from 2008 to 2017.

READ MORE >

March 1, 2022 Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which miscommunications.

READ MORE >

View All News & Research

Implementation of Diagnostic Pauses in the Ambulatory Setting

  • January 6, 2018

A self-administered diagnostic pause for clinicians in the ambulatory setting was developed and piloted by researchers to help address diagnostic error. 


This CRICO-funded study was piloted in two phases and represents the first known examination of diagnostic pauses in the outpatient setting. The work potentially paves the way for more broad-based systems and/or electronic interventions to address diagnostic error.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Huang GC, Kriegel G, Wheaton C, Sternberg S, Sands K, Richards J, Johnston K, Aronson M. Implementation of diagnostic pauses in the ambulatory setting. BMJ Quality and Safety. January 6, 2018.
doi 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007192. [Epub ahead of print]