August 31, 2019
St. Michael’s develops a ‘black box’ to illuminate human error in the OR in a positive way ‒ that is, without pointing the finger; to prevent future errors
February 18, 2019
Dr. Sylvain Boet, the project's lead researcher and an anesthesiologist at the hospital, said the idea is to track how an operating room is functioning and identify risks before things go wrong
July 10, 2014
Dr. Teodor Grantcharov has been testing the prototype, consisting of cameras and microphones that record every move of the scalpel and all the words spoken in the OR during keyhole surgical procedures at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto.
August 30, 2014
A Toronto surgeon who is working to adapt black box aviation technology to track surgeries and improve patient outcomes says preliminary results are promising.
August 24, 2014
Researchers in Canada are working on a surgical tracking box -- like the ones placed in airplanes -- that records surgeons' movements and identifies errors during an operation.
July 23, 2019
Inspired by aviation disasters, a Canadian research team is pulling back the curtain on a secretive high-risk environment by putting
February 16, 2019
Black boxes on airplanes can shed key insight into what could have caused it to crash, but medical professionals hope this type of technology can help improve surgeries
June 7, 2016
Amsterdam University’s AMC teaching hospital is installing a ‘black box’ monitoring system in one of its 20 operating theatres in an effort to boost patient safety, the Volkskrant says on Tuesday
August 28, 2014
The tracking system, consisting of a number of cameras and microphones to record movements and communications
August 31, 2014
July 8, 2014
TORONTO – Ever thought of your surgeon as a professional athlete in need of coaching? How about as an airline pilot who could use a record of events to determine what went wrong or how to fly better?
September 2, 2014
Taking inspiration from aviation, Canadian researchers have developed and are testing a surgical black box designed to record surgeons’ movements and reduce errors, according to CNN
October 23, 2014
Dr. Teodor Grantcharov is a staff surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. He is a Professor in Surgical Simulation at Copenhagen University
Het AMC in Amsterdam krijgt als eerste ziekenhuis in Nederland een zwarte doos in een van de twintig operatiekamers. Daarop worden alle gegevens bijgehouden en geanalyseerd, net als in vliegtuigen het geval is
June 9, 2014
In the event of a plane crash, air transport safety investigators look to the aircraft’s flight recorder — or so-called black box
September 27, 2013
Teodor Grantcharov’s idea for transforming one of the riskiest areas of medicine is so provocative, the Toronto doctor figures it could never have been launched in the litigious world of American health care.
The AMC hospital in Amsterdam is installing a "black box" in one of its 20 operating theaters on Wednesday - the first Dutch hospital to do so
October 7, 2013
When airliners crash, investigators retrieve the flight data recorder to determine what went wrong. A Canadian surgeon has developed the same
October 1, 2013
Flying an aircraft with its complex systems requires a high degree of safety.
When a surgery goes wrong, how do doctors assess blame
November 25, 2018
Akin to a black box in an aircraft, a black box in the operating room (OR) can provide valuable insights
November 11, 2018
Artificial intelligence is undergoing a moment of zeitgeist. From the hosts of Westworld to Turing-tested humanoid Ava from Ex Machina, the paranoid references to its possibilities and horrors are exploited in cinema
August 25, 2015
Chris Nowakowski’s wife died in Wisconsin during what should have been a routine procedure on her pacemaker
January 24, 2019
People accept it as fact: that to err is human. Every misstep is an opportunity to learn and improve
November 12, 2018
Most of us are familiar with the purpose of a black box on an airplane flight: It records audio from the cockpit and captures relevant data so that when something goes wrong, investigators are able to determine what happened and prevent future failures
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