A light bulb goes off

Please check out this blog post over at Not Running a Hospital about how a new category of medical errors can arise as clinical innovations are introduced. In the cases discussed, use of robotic gynecological procedures created their own cottage industry of opportunities for patient harm.

Advertisements

About Paul Levy
Former President and CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. Advocate for patient-driven care, eliminating preventable harm, transparency of clinical outcomes, and front-line driven process improvement.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: