In the second part of his conversation with H&HN senior editor Matthew Weinstock, surgeon, writer and public health researcher Atul Gawande, M.D., discusses the power of surgical checklists to build safer hospitals, and takes a look at his effort, in partnership with the South Carolina Hospital Association, to install checklists in every South Carolina hospital. Video running time: 6:54.
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Atul Gawande: The Power of Checklists
When properly implemented, surgical checklists can save thousands of lives.
July 27, 2011