Risk Prevention and Education
Our Overview page provides a view into the many printed and multimedia resources, products and services offered by CRICO's experts to help you prevent risk and promote patient safety.
Our Patient Safety Content
Nursing Practice and Patient Safety: Claims, Trends & Takeaways
May 10, 2023 from 1 to 2 pm EST: The goal of this activity is to provide learners with the knowledge about malpractice cases as related to nursing overall and specifically, nursing medication errors.
Breast Care Management Algorithm: Contents
CRICO has published the 2019 Breast Care Algorithm. Use the updated decision support tools to optimize breast care patient safety.
General Informed Consent Guidelines
A document to assist institutions in reviewing policies, procedures and forms relative to obtaining and documenting informed consent.
When the Patient’s Home is the Hospital
Admitting patients to their own homes for hospital care: many factors are coming together to make the “Home Hospital” a hot topic in health care delivery. A roomful of defense attorneys in Boston recently heard about the risks and benefits from the MGB leader in charge of the largest such program in the country.
Rapid PULSE 360 Pilot March Update
Physicians Universal Leadership Skills Education (PULSE) update for March
A Mismanaged Virtual Visit
A 13-year-old who underwent an exam via telemedicine for a finger abscess later required amputation.
Challenge: Take the OB Clinical Guidelines Test
Take this test and see if you already follow these best practices from the Obstetrical Services of the CRICO-insured Institutions.
Tripped Up by Copying and Pasting in the EHR
An elderly patient with a known history of mobility limitations fell and broke their hip after leaving the podiatrists office with a newly applied walking boot.
CRICO-funded NEJM Study, Top Patient Safety Articles of 2022, and Resources for after an Adverse Event
Insights January 2023
The SafeCare Study
Results clearly demonstrate a need for better tools, increased measurement of patient harm, and better implementation systems.