The implementation of an aviation-style computerized surgical safety checklist displayed on a large, centrally located screen and operated by the anesthesia provider improved checklist performance in this study.
A total of 671 cases were observed before and 547 cases after implementation of the computerized checklist system.
The proportion of cases in which all items of the checklist were completed significantly increased from 2.1% to 86.3% after implementation.
Before implementation, 488 of 671 (72.7%) cases had less than 75% of checklist items completed. After implementation, only 3 of 547 (0.5%) cases had less than 75% of checklist items completed.Read More >>