Tag Archive for ‘surgical safety checklist’

Statement on distractions in the operating room

The following statement on distractions in the operating room was developed by the ACS Committee on Perioperative Care and approved by the ACS Board of Regents at its June 2016 meeting.

Revised statement on safe surgery checklists, and ensuring correct patient, correct site, and correct procedure surgery

The revised statement on safe surgery checklists and correct patient, site, and procedure was developed by the ACS Committee on Perioperative Care and approved by the ACS Board of Regents at its June 2016 meeting.

ACS Inspiring Quality Forum in South Carolina focuses on surgical checklists

The College hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum, South Carolina on March 28. The event was part of a series of Inspiring Quality programs aimed at infusing community participation into the national discussion on surgical quality improvement. Speakers at the forum, which was presented in partnership with Safe Surgery 2015 and the South Carolina Hospital Association, examined the successes of the Surgical Safety Checklist and best practices now used in all of the state’s operating rooms.

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