Hospital ‘black boxes’ put surgical practices under the microscope.
Sadick B. Wall Street Journal. March 19, 2023.
Safety information systems that track action in real time can reveal a trove of data about how teams and procedures progress. This news article describes the use of a black-box system in the operating room. Its use by hospitals in the United States is described to illustrate the value of black box data to inform learning and improvement strategies.