Cataract removal is considered among the safest and most common procedures performed in the U.S. Yet, Massachusetts experienced a surge in reported errors. We brought together a panel of experts to develop best practices for improving patient safety in cataract surgery.
In the words of one operating room nurse a facility reporting an error:
"How could this have happened [here]?"
"We are all right on top of it ... We are very, very careful."
Click HERE for a full list of tools including IOL verification protocols, surgical checklists, patient decision aids, and more