Thoughts on how to improve patient safety through the implementation of Human Factors principles
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Is there a business model for patient safety?
The report that Patient Safety Technologies was bought for $120 mln. might be a sign that the business market believe that there is a business model for patient safety. Patient Safety Technologies claim to fame is a $10 per surgery bar coding technology (THE SURGICOUNT SAFETY-SPONGE® SYSTEM) that aims to reduce the incidence of sponges left in the body after surgery.