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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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New Open-Source Safety and Quality Discussion Guide for Affiliating Oncology Practices

  • August 1, 2019

Health system mergers and affiliations pose potential sources of patient safety risk. This editorial published in the Journal of Onclology Practice, discusses how CRICO worked with Ariadne Labs to help provide a structure and a guide that would empower clinical leaders to be more actively involved in an oncology-related merger or affiliation.


A System Expansion Task Force formed by CRICO and Ariadne developed a discussion guide for clinical leaders to acquire at no cost. “We aim to help clinicians be at the forefront of discussions at the time when oncology practice mergers and affiliations are first contemplated,” said the group.  Adding, “By doing so, future mergers and affiliations should result in improved patient safety and quality of cancer care.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Zerillo JA, Lowery KW, Lagoo J, Sato L, Jacobson JO, Haas S. New open-source safety and quality discussion guide for affiliating oncology practices. Journal of Oncology Practice. 2019 Aug;15(8):417-418. doi: 10.1200/JOP.19.00114. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

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