Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D. was named one of the most influential people of 2008 by Time for using simple tools that greatly improved patient care. Click here to read an excerpt from his new book, Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals.
The checklist is as brilliant as it is simple. In a modern hospital, countless critical and complex procedures take place every day. In some cases, a single mistake could mean the difference between life and death. So how do you make sure all the t’s are crossed and the i’s dotted? Create a simple checklist and make sure people use it. To read more, click here.