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The dangers of checklists - FCW.com (blog)

The dangers of checklists - FCW.com (blog) | Surgical Safety Check List | Scoop.it
The dangers of checklists FCW.com (blog) Kendall said he's "waging a continuing war against non-value added activities" – sounds like excessive checklists might be among those – and that officials want to take that burden off managers and return...
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Lymph Node Surgery

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"In contrast to rapid developments in the treatment of cancer, the treatment of lymphedema has not changed significantly over the last century.  More recently, microsurgical transfer of lymph nodes from the groin or axilla to the affected limb has been receiving increased attention in the treatment of lymphedema.  While this technique has been used abroad with reported success, there is a lack of prospective data and rigorous evaluation of outcomes which has limited its widespread use.  However, we have seen first hand the improvement of lymphedema in our patients following this procedure with long-term follow-up."


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Can Healthcare Really Have Both Consistent and Flexible Information Systems?

Can Healthcare Really Have Both Consistent and Flexible Information Systems? | Surgical Safety Check List | Scoop.it
.@IyaKhalil @gnshealthcare @FKHealth @Atul_Gawande @jennylaurello @s_zaremba agree EHR workflow comments > http://t.co/oa5FrGPUnX #hdpalooza
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Surgeons develop app to practice surgery

Surgeons develop app to practice surgery | Surgical Safety Check List | Scoop.it
Surgeons are using tablet computers as a way to practice surgery outside the operating theatre (Check out this great MSN video - Surgeons develop app to practice surgery http://t.co/IrPp8CInkG)...
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