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June 27, 2022 CRICO Risk Management Grant Program 2023 RFA Announcement

CRICO announces a new Request for Applications to Improve Patient Safety.

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March 1, 2022 Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which miscommunications.

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March 1, 2022 Improving Patient Handoffs Helps Reduce Malpractice Claims

Healthcare Risk Management reports on a large study conducted by Boston Children’s Hospital in which researchers reviewed 498 medical malpractice claims provided by Candello, CRICO’s national medical malpractice collaborative. The work revealed a direct relationship between the quality of patient handoffs and claims.

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Find a complete listing of published news articles, research papers, and press releases referencing CRICO and members of our Candello Community.

This page lists all the press releases, research papers, and published articles in one chronological view. CRICO grant-funded research articles show red flag. Articles related to a member of our Candello Community show a blue flag.

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CRICO Risk Management Grant Program 2023 RFA Announcement

June 27, 2022

CRICO announces a Request for Applications to Improve Patient Safety. READ MORE >

Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims

March 1, 2022

Using Candello data, this study examines the characteristics of malpractice claims which feature miscommunications. READ MORE >

Improving Patient Handoffs Helps Reduce Malpractice Claims

March 1, 2022

Healthcare Risk Management reports on a large study conducted by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) in which researchers reviewed 498 medical malpractice claims provided by Candello, CRICO’s national medical malpractice collaborative. The work revealed a direct relationship between the quality of patient handoffs and claims.
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To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start With the Data You Have

January 5, 2022

This article, published by the Michigan State Medical Society, provides insight into how medical malpractice claims data can be used to reduce diagnostic errors. CRICO’s diagnostic process of care framework is referenced as one example of how this kind of data analysis can be used to reduce risks in clinical care. READ MORE >

Journal of Patient Safety Study Shows I-PASS Can Significantly Decrease Likelihood and Cost of Malpractice Claims

January 4, 2022

This press release covers research, published in The Journal of Patient Safety, titled “Frequency and Nature of Communication and Handoff Failures in Medical Malpractice Claims,” which uses Candello data to study the characteristics of claims involving the handoff of care. READ MORE >

Expert Consensus on Currently Accepted Measures of Harm

December 1, 2021

This article, co-authored by CRICO President and CEO Mark E. Reynolds and Luke Sato, MD, reported on expert consensus collected to identify key triggers and adverse events that lead to patient harm. READ MORE >

Evidence that Nurses Need to Participate in Diagnosis: Lessons From Malpractice Claims

December 1, 2021

This article, co-authored by Candello's Penny Greenberg, MS, RN, CPPS, uses Candello claims data and concluded that nurses should be involved in the diagnostic process in order to reduce the risk of patient harm. READ MORE >

The Effect of Clinical Volume on Annual and Per-Patient Encounter Medical Malpractice Claims Risk

December 1, 2021

This CRICO-authored study examines how the annual and per-patient encounter medical malpractice claims risk varies with clinical volume. READ MORE >

Malpractice Cases in Breast Surgery: An Assessment of Litigation Involving Surgeons

December 1, 2021

CRICO data analysts and researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center collaborated to characterize the factors in liability cases involving breast cancer surgery. They used data from Candello’s national repository (formerly called CBS database) to identify areas for quality improvement. READ MORE >

Tackling Ambulatory Safety Risks Through Patient Engagement: What 10,000 Patients and Families Say About Safety-related Knowledge, Behaviors, and Attitudes after Reading Visit Notes

December 1, 2021

This article, co-authored by CRICO's Associate Medical and Clinical Director Pat Folcarelli, RN, PhD, examines the risks in ambulatory care by surveying patients. READ MORE >

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