Surgical Team Uses Tech Checklist to Save Lives

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A recent study found that surgical teams using a checklist were able to cut their infection rate from 4 percent to zero, saving 1,500 lives. Kaiser Permanente’s Garfield Innovation Center is holding its first ever simulation to marry new technology with checklist procedures during a crisis in the operating room. Through this exercise, the health care provider is attempting to find out if a checklist can be even more useful when incorporating some of the latest technology. CCTV’s Mark Niu reports.

Surgical Team Uses Tech-Checklist to Save Lives

Surgical Team Uses Tech-Checklist to Save Lives

A recent study found that surgical teams using a checklist were able to cut their infection rate from four percent to zero -- saving 1,500 lives. A health care provider--the Garfield Innovation Center, is holding its first ever simulation - to marry new technology with checklist procedures during a crisis in the operating room.CCTV's Mark Niu has the details.