100% of OR Teams using a checklist and conducting debriefs. Mortality rates dropped by 35%. An economic return of 80,000 hours annually due to a reduction of time spent on each surgical case, equaling $4,000,000 saved. Another $3,000,000 earned per year via increased through-put. But perhaps most importantly, an estimated additional 500 lives saved per year across the state.
Today we’re talking with Dr. Michael Rose of McLeod Health in Florence, South Carolina, and Kate Hilton, the lead faculty for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)’s Leadership and Organizing for Change virtual program, about how these changes were made possible.