Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor's Checklist Can Help Us Change Health Care from the Inside Out

Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor's Checklist Can Help Us Change Health Care from the Inside Out

Eric Vohr


"The tough-minded and revealing tale of a number one doctor's campaign opposed to scientific harm...Fascinating reading." -Atul Gawande, writer of The list Manifesto.

First, do no damage. medical professionals, nurses, and clinicians swear through this code of behavior. but, clinical blunders are made each day-avoidable errors that regularly price lives. encouraged via such errors, Dr. Peter Pronovost made it his own challenge to enhance sufferer security and make preventable deaths something of the previous, one health facility at a time.

Safe sufferers, shrewdpermanent Hospitals indicates how Dr. Pronovost begun a revolution by means of making a easy record that standardized a standard ICU strategy. His reforms are being carried out in all fifty states and feature kept 1000's of lives through slicing hospital-acquired an infection charges through 70%. Atul Gawande profiled Dr. Pronovost's reforms in a New Yorker article and his bestselling e-book The record Manifesto relies upon Dr. Pronovost's good fortune in sufferer security. yet Safe sufferers, clever Hospitals is the true tale: an inspiring, thought-provoking, obtainable insider's narrative approximately how medical professionals and nurses are bettering sufferer take care of all americans, this day.

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