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What’s My Risk Library
By Lisa D. Ellis, Jock Hoffman

What’s My Risk Library

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When Virtual Isn’t Good Enough, And Patients Refuse to Come In
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Find out how to respond when patients decline recommendations around virtual care. The AMC PSO patient safety alert, called Informed Patient Refusal in Virtual Care, includes a review of likely malpractice allegations and contributing factors. Safety Net interviews one of the co-authors, Dr. Adrienne Allen, Senior Director of Quality, Safety and Sustainability at North Shore Physicians Group Mass General Brigham Salem.

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Lahey RAP Testimonial
By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

CRICO’s risk assessment unit is heralded as a positive, helpful partner who helps lead organizations to impactful patient safety changes via clearly defined actions.

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Icing the Patient Safety Movement
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

The RaDonda Vaught case has sent ripples through the health care industry, fomenting fear among all clinicians that making a mistake at work could land oneself in jail. There is, however, no indication that that result was intentional, or that Vaught was impaired or performing duties beyond her license as a registered nurse.

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Fixing Today’s Patient Safety Problem
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Understanding where one adverse event fits into the bigger picture is essential for an efficient and effective response.

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Patient Safety in an Understaffed Care Setting
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

If you are “open for business,” then even patients who may be fully aware of, and empathetic about, staffing shortages will expect the same level of care safety as before.

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Support for Your Equity Efforts, An Atypical Chest Pain Case, and More
By Alison Anderson, Missy Padoll, Wallinda Hutson, CRICO

Insights February 2022. Support for Your Equity Efforts, An Atypical Chest Pain Case, and More.

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Malpractice Case Studies Aren’t Just Somebody Else’s Troubles
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

For sustained learning, nothing takes the “numb” out of numbers like a poignant story. Visit our case studies and learn how to prevent malpractice mistakes.

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Patient Safety Alerts Library

Each AMC PSO Patient Safety Alert takes an in-depth look at one or two topics such as Patient Falls and Results Management. Visit our library to see the available reports and fill out a form to receive a PDF of one or more issues. 

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Diagnostic Errors Are Everyone's Problem
By Jock Hoffman, CRICO

Missed diagnosis occur across all services.

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