All of Lifespan's affiliated hospitals embrace a patient safety approach to perioperative surgery. Lifespan is committed to bringing multi-disciplinary teams of surgeons, anesthesia care providers, nurses and surgical technicians together to adhere to strict procedures that help to ensure that a patient's surgical experience is safe before, during and after surgery.
A number of patient safety initiatives have been adopted. These include:
Data collected during audits in 2009 revealed that Lifespan's patient safety record for perioperative services is exemplary:
To learn more about this data or our other initiatives we invite you to turn to this website for frequent updates, or to submit questions to us directly via email.