Tag: surgical checklists

“Frailty Index” Helps Cut Readmissions and ICU Stays

The VA and UPMC created an algorithmic tool designed to alert physicians to patients who may be at risk for surgical complications following elective surgery.


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Utilizing Checklists a Good Risk Management Practice

New data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services show that surgical checklists are unused in 10 percent of hospitals.


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