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Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Model for Detection of Allergic Reactions Using Safety Event Reports Across Hospitals

November 16, 2020

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 >

OR Safety Series: Insights From University of Michigan School of Nursing

October 8, 2020

How to prevent retained surgical item incidents was the subject of a webinar, hosted by Becker's Hospital Review. CRICO data was quoted. READ MORE >

Assessment, Documentation, and Protocols: All Tied to ED Malpractice Payouts

October 1, 2020

An article published in ED Legal Newsletter reviews findings from CRICO’s 2020 Comparative Benchmarking Service (CBS) report The Power to Predict. READ MORE >

Conducting Safety Research Safely: A Policy-Based Approach for Conducting Research with Peer Review Protected Material

September 28, 2020

With funding from a CRICO grant, experts developed a tool for investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital to provide guidance when using peer review protected information for safety research while maintaining peer review privilege. READ MORE >

Establishing Better Evidence on Remote Monitoring for Postpartum Hypertension: A Silver Lining of the Coronavirus Pandemic

September 23, 2020

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, with funding from CRICO, are taking advantage of a unique opportunity posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to study the impact of postpartum remote blood pressure monitoring on maternal outcome and disparities. READ MORE >

“Circle Up”: Workflow Adaptation and Psychological Support via Briefing, Debriefing, and Peer Support

September 22, 2020

The “Circle Up” process featured in this commentary was implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic to aid frontline health care workers. It was informed by the findings of a CRICO-funded grant project that is researching “adverse events through in-situ debriefing and the spaced practice of speaking up.” The project is led by Jenny Rudolph, PhD at Massachusetts General Hospital.  READ MORE >

Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Physicians in the Intensive Care Unit: A Cohort Study

September 16, 2020

This cohort study, funded by CRICO and utilizing data from CRICO’s Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS), examined whether factors in malpractice claims within the ICU differed by physician specialty. READ MORE >

Pearson Pozner Awarded CRICO Grant to Establish Interprofessional Team Training Program

September 15, 2020

CRICO awarded a $200,000 grant to Brigham and Women’s Hospital to facilitate an interprofessional team training program at the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation at Brigham’s main campus. READ MORE >

Three Malpractice Risks of Video Visits

September 1, 2020

Recognizing the unprecedented increase in telemedicine use during the COVID-19 pandemic, Medscape Medical News reached out to some experts to report on what the potential medical liability risks were for clinicians who conduct video visits. Jonathan Einbinder, MD, a VP at CRICO, was among those experts interviewed.

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A Closed Claims Analysis of Vocal Cord Injuries Related to Endotracheal Intubation Between 2004 and 2015

May 1, 2020

Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers worked with CRICO to analyze data from the CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS) database to better understand claims against anesthesiologists for vocal cord injuries that occurred during endotracheal intubation. 

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