Neurosurgery initiative uses collaboration to improve care

04/1/2014 | Medscape (free registration)

A pilot project at the University of California medical centers brings hospitalists and neurosurgeons together to improve patient outcomes. The initiative uses a toolkit designed to standardize pre-admission patient education, implement a post-operative debriefing to improve communication and safety, develop a post-op clinical care checklist, and leverage patient focus groups to find areas that need improvement.

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