This is the first installment of our year-long series dedicated to addressing the underlying causes of medical errors, and discussing what can be done to promote patient safety in surgical facilities across the country. We pledge to provide you with insights and advice from leading safety experts. You can hold up your end of the bargain by inspiring your clinical team to do better, because patients don’t deserve to leave your facility in worse shape than when they arrived. Let’s start the conversation with a straightforward question: Why do surgical errors keep happening? The answer, it seems, is a bit complicated.
Source: Outpatient Surgery