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Surgical safety checklists improve outcomes, study finds

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2016

A study published in JAMA Surgery showed surgical safety checklists can reduce post-procedure mortality, readmission rates and average length of stay for patients. The study, which compared metrics before and after a checklist was implemented, suggests the intervention can reduce medical costs, researchers said. HealthDay News (02/03)


Study: Longer hours for surgical residents may not be harmful

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Hospital sees benefits when officials admit mistakes to patients

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Studies link smoking bans to lower CVD hospital admissions

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St. Louis hospital unit testing new ways to deliver care

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