CRICO CRICO home

Recent Coverage

January 5, 2022 To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start With the Data You Have

This article, published by the Michigan State Medical Society, provides insight into how CRICO's diagnostic process of care framework, using medical malpractice claims data, can be used to reduce diagnostic errors.

READ MORE >
January 4, 2022 Journal of Patient Safety Study Shows I-PASS Can Significantly Decrease Likelihood and Cost of Malpractice Claims
December 15, 2021 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.

READ MORE >
View All News & Research

Beth Israel Team Sets Target on ER Care

  • January 14, 2013

CRICO’s role, as a convener of patient safety leaders and sponsor of patient safety initiatives, is demonstrated in this Boston Herald article on “trigger” programs implemented in the emergency departments of three CRICO-insured institutions.


 This Boston Herald article provides a clear indication of how medical malpractice data can lead to safer and more efficient patient care.  As a result of a CRICO-sponsored initiative–the outcome of convening Leaders in Emergency Medicine across the Harvard medical community–a “trigger” process was established to reduce patient wait  time in the ER and optimize team communications. Positive results established, the program has now been implemented at three of CRICO’s insured organizations: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Cambridge Health Alliance, and Mount Auburn Hospital.

Read the full-text article:
Kantor I. Beth Israel team sets target on ER care. Boston Herald; 2013 Jan 14.

Additional related CRICO-authored articles: