end wrong-site surgeries
Team and patient confirm the site
Better Time Outs
“A wrong-site surgery is the most feared complication any of us would want to encounter. In order to prevent this, the Surgi-Sign is a no brainer.”
— Dr. Kathryn Dalton, DO General and Breast Surgeon
The Surgi-Sign eliminates wrong-site errors in a unique way: it combines standardized markings with simple cross checks at the operative site to ensure the correct site is identified.
Wrong-site errors happen approximately 40 times/week in the U.S., It happens at every hospital. You can make this Never Event truly a never event.
“I would think every hospital wants a product like this. This is what the hospital wants, this is what the surgeons want, and obviously it’s what the patients want.”
— Dr. James Boyle, MD Orthopedic Surgeon
true team work
“When you prep and drape that patient, you can see that’s the area that the surgeon and patient identified as the correct site.” — Nancy Spirko, RN, MSN, CNOR