Journal Article
Study

Quick Response codes for surgical safety: a prospective pilot study.

Dixon JL, Smythe WR, Momsen LS, Jupiter D, Papaconstantinou HT. Journal of Surgical Research. 2013;184.

Implementation of surgical safety checklists in real-world settings has proved to be challenging. In this study, Quick Response codes (mosaic-type barcodes) proved to be an accurate method for transmitting important patient information between providers during surgical time outs.