CRICO CRICO home

Recent Coverage

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.

READ MORE >

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.

READ MORE >
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.

READ MORE >

View All News & Research

What’s the key to accelerating progress in patient safety over the next five years?

  • May 17, 2018

“If we are to accelerate progress over the next five years, we must understand the gaps between the desired and actual state of patient safety.”


Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, spoke with Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety about accelerating progress in patient safety. According to Siegal, “We have identified things that are foundational to a culture of safety: senior leadership engagement and commitment to ‘safety first,’ clinical leaders and managers holding everyone accountable for practices and procedures proven to keep patients and providers safe, and providers and staff members reporting safety concerns and adverse events. ‘Just Culture,’ transparency, and high reliability are accepted as critical to patient safety, but we’re not connecting the dots between these concepts and a real, personal commitment to patient safety on the front lines.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Siegal D. What's the key to accelerating progress in patient safety over the next five years? Patient Safety Beat. May 2018.