AHRQ Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery.
Approach to Improving SafetyResource TypeSetting of CareClinical AreaTarget AudienceError TypesOrigin/Sponsor
Patients are vulnerable to harm after surgery. This program used methods from the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program to help hospitals integrate best practices into all stages of surgery to ensure safe recovery. Targeted areas of improvement include safety culture, teamwork skills, and partnering with patients. The program is currently accepting enrollees.