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Statewide collaborative to reduce surgical site infections: results of the Hawaii Surgical Unit-Based Safety Program.

Lin DM, Carson KA, Lubomski LH, et al. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2018;227:189-197.e1.

This pre–post study applied an evidence-based approach—the AHRQ Safety Program for Surgery—to colorectal cancer surgeries. The program was associated with a significant reduction in surgical site infections and an improvement in safety culture.