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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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Missed STEMI Suit Could Succeed if Plaintiff's Expert Sees No ECG, Troponins, or Cardiology Consult

  • March 1, 2019

CRICO Strategies data was included in this ED Legal Letter case commentary to help demonstrate key factors found that could help, or hinder, the ED defense in med mal cases. 


The commentary included a sidebar titled,  “Missed STEMI Cases By the Numbers,” which featured the ED data from the CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS). An example of the numbers featured included, “In the 2,558 ED cases, the most prevalent case types included diagnosis related (1,361) and medical treatment (714) allegations.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

 

Missed STEMI suit could succeed if plaintiff’s expert sees no ECG, troponins, or cardiology consult. ED Legal Letter. March 1, 2019. https://www.reliasmedia.com/articles/print/143994-missed-stemi-suit-could-succeed-if-plaintiffs-expert-sees-no-ecg-troponins-or-cardiology-consult. 

 

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