a hospital patient is checked in and placed in a room, attending
staff will fill out a medical checklist and accompany the patient to
each location that they are taken.
Custom medical checklists are created for each procedure and will be specific to the patient’s needs. Such process checklist boards are used in locations such as:
& Time Out
Other checklist board designed
specificly to procedure and location
med checklist board, available in varied sizes, is made of 1/4 clear
acrylic. Their primary function is to help provide a means as a
backup to human memory during routine as well as emergency
procedures. The producing company’s design team, with input from
practitioners and healthcare professionals in the industry throughout
the nation, works to assure that the checklist addresses
site-specific needs and is customized.
the ability to be portable, the completely assembled board is
designed to be wall-mounted. Once installed, patented sliders can be
moved from red to green once a designated task is accomplished.
Additional space can be created for a notes section or a count on the
board. Located in all areas of the hospital, the implementation of
checklist boards helps improve safety, teamwork, and communication.
In one hospital trial, Checklist Boards delivered a decrease in
re-admission during the first year of implementation. They also help
to reduce infection rates and preventable errors.
For more information about checklist board options, check out Checklist Boards Corporation.