Tammy Worth, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Better Communication Cuts Down on Surgery-Related Deaths

South Carolina hospitals use a checklist to increase safety in the operating room. As part of a novel program, 14 hospitals in South Carolina reduced post-surgery mortality rates by 22% through the simple act of using a checklist in their operating rooms. The hospitals, which account for almost 40% of the state’s inpatient surgeries, completed…

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