Racing pit crews help hospitals improve patient care, safety

10/4/2010 | American Medical News (subscription required)

Hospitals and physicians are applying techniques used by Formula One pit crews during races to improve the quality of care and safety of high-risk patient hand-offs between surgery and the ICU. Key aspects include using briefings and checklists to prevent errors, leveraging technology to transfer key information, and reviewing data afterward.

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