Aviation Routines Inspired Improvements in Surgery Procedures

Use of Routine Checklists in Surgery The ‘Safer Surgery’ initiative was spearheaded by Dr. Atul Gawande, an esteemed surgeon affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health. He and his team developed a system of ‘routine’ Safe Surgery Checklists designed to ensure the timely execution of established procedures, such as … Read more