The audio of last night’s call with Peter Provonost has been posted on the IHI Web site. You can access it at:
Since then, checklist creator Peter Pronovost, MD, has developed several other checklists that have helped clinicians across the world dramatically reduce the medical errors that lead to hospital infections. As a result, TIME magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people of 2008 and he recently received a “genius grant” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
In the sixth installment, Dr. Pronovost joined our On Call series to discuss these checklists.