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Surgical Safety Checklist Reimplementation Improves Patient Outcomes

Since its creation more than a decade ago, the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist has made surgery safer for patients around the world. However, simply displaying the Checklist in an operating room wall does not guarantee better outcomes. How the Checklist is implemented and ingrained into clinical culture plays a key role in its success. A… Continue reading Surgical Safety Checklist Reimplementation Improves Patient Outcomes

Jan 9 2024
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Ariadne Labs Releases Digital Operating Room Crisis Checklists 

Checklist updates drew on a multidisciplinary panel of experts When a medical crisis strikes in the operating room, there is not a second to waste. Surgical teams need to be prepared with the knowledge, supplies, and processes to respond quickly and efficiently to cases of cardiac arrest, hemorrhage, failed airways, and more.  It has been… Continue reading Ariadne Labs Releases Digital Operating Room Crisis Checklists¬†

Oct 16 2023
WHO Surgical Safety Checklist

The WHO Surgical Safety Checklist aims to improve surgical outcomes by outlining a series of steps taken before, during, and after a procedure to ensure surgical teams follow all safety protocols.

Aubrey Samost-Williams

Aubrey Samost-Williams, MD, MS is an anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Safe Surgery/Safe Systems Fellow at Ariadne Labs. Her research at Ariadne primarily involves designing and implementing interventions to promote teamwork and communication in the perioperative space on projects using video-based simulations, educational interventions, and communication-focused checklist designs. She received her BS in… Continue reading Aubrey Samost-Williams