• Newspaper/Magazine Article
  • Published July 2014

Surgical checklists unused in 10% of hospitals, CMS data shows.

The Hospital Compare Web site has begun to publicly report which hospitals are using checklists, and the results are concerning. Investigating reasons behind these findings, this news piece offers insights from physicians into why checklists have not been universally implemented and highlights the importance of developing a culture of safety to drive improvement efforts.

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