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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 Officer

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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Study: Which Endoscopy Malpractice Claims End in Payment?

  • May 8, 2018

In a study of medical malpractice cases involving gastrointestinal endoscopies, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was the procedure that most often resulted in payouts to plaintiffs.


In an analysis of the CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) of claims with anesthesia as the responsible service, researchers found that the most common contributing factors to the alleged adverse events were lack of technical skill, clinical judgment errors, communication mishaps, and documentation problems.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Gallegos A. Study: Which endoscopy malpractice claims end in payment? Internal Medicine News. May 8, 2018.

 

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