The Virtuous Cycle – Leveraging Big Data in the Operating Room | #1

Why does it matter?

Because it strikes at solving a problem of global scale. In the US alone, medical malpractice is the 3rd most frequent cause of death. While this is a dire fact, there is no[…]

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[WHITE PAPER] - Enabling technology to drive safer surgery

Digital Surgery is more than foisting “cut-here-using-this-instrument” recommendations on a surgeon or providing a technical skills assessment to a resident. An integrated Digital Surgery platform[…]

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Elective surgery data can help us understand the Coronavirus capacity crunch

This article was first published on Linkedin on 17th March, 2020

It’s now an ominous rule of thumb that we can predict the future of #Coronavirus by looking to Italy: currently, the number of[…]

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[WHITE PAPER] Standardizing Surgical Excellence in the VA with Data-Enabled Solutions

With data-enabled technologies to document and analyze performance and safety in the OR, hospitals can leverage their own surgical data resources to effectively reduce the occurrence of surgical[…]

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[WHITE PAPER] Tackling Surgery's Hidden Problem: Adverse Events Reporting

Over 313 million surgeries take place each year around the world. 4.2 million people (7.7% of all deaths worldwide) die as a result of post-operative complications. Finding the root cause of these[…]

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Why Agile Is Essential for Healthcare Improvement

Healthcare isn’t agile. In fact, it’s pretty close to the bottom of nimble industries.

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Decrease Post-Op Mortality by 22%

10 years since it was first introduced, the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist has proven its worth. Admittedly, the Checklist was shown to be effective from early on--a study[…]

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How Hospitals Can Stamp Out Surgical Error

Each year, 1 in 4 Americans die from heart disease, and in 2018, nearly 2 million people will be diagnosed with cancer.

For many, surgical procedures such as angioplasties or mastectomies offer a[…]

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How Actionable Data Can Assist In The Operating Room

Today’s hospitals face relentless pressure to improve quality, especially in the operating room. This challenge requires insights into root causes of problems and unnecessary clinical variations,[…]

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Finding the Elusive Insights to Improve Surgical Outcomes

America’s operating rooms have an international reputation for driving surgical innovation. But they are also the setting for high variation in performance, as evidenced by the fact that 10[…]

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