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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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A Medicolegal Analysis of Malpractice Claims Involving Anesthesiologists in the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Suite

  • May 1, 2018

In an analysis of gastrointestinal endoscopy-related claims, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) claims were more likely to result in malpractice payments compared to other procedures.


Gastrointestinal endoscopy cases make up the largest portion of out of operating room malpractice claims involving anesthesiologists. A new study identifies associated case characteristics and contributing factors by analyzing closed medical malpractice claims in the CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) that resulted from the gastrointestinal endoscopy suite.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Stone AB, Brovman EY, Greenberg P, Urman RD. A medicolegal analysis of malpractice claims involving anesthesiologists in the gastrointestinal endoscopy suite (2007–2016). Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2018;48:15-20. doi:10.1016/j.jclinane.2018.04.007. (Subscription may be required.)

 

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