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The Power of Video Recording

The Power of Video Recording VIEWPOINT ONLINE FIRST Taking Quality to the Next Level copy increased by 49% and quality of mucosal inspection Martin A. Makary, MD, MPH improved by 31%, suggesting a substantial improvement in quality because of the Hawthorne effect. N MEDICINE, THE PROBLEMS OF WIDE VARIATIONS IN Peer review of videos can also enhance existing quality quality and poor compliance with evidence-based improvement efforts. For example, procedure videos can care are well known. More education is not the solu- better inform morbidity and mortality conferences and sen- Ition for these problems. Knowledge is abundant, but tinel event root-cause analyses that have traditionally re- implementation of knowledge often lags. This Viewpoint lied on the notes of clinicians, which can be limited and even explores whether use of an existing technology, video biased. Moreover, the exportability of video files can facili- recording of medical procedures, can improve quality of tate external review, allowing a peer reviewer removed from care. a local department’s politics to advise on what could have Although the World Health Organization’s hand wash- improved. ing declaration and aggressive global awareness campaign In addition to reviews triggered by patient harm, video has been long established, behavior change among health recording also http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

The Power of Video Recording

JAMA , Volume 309 (15) – Apr 17, 2013

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2013.595
pmid
23546452
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Abstract

VIEWPOINT ONLINE FIRST Taking Quality to the Next Level copy increased by 49% and quality of mucosal inspection Martin A. Makary, MD, MPH improved by 31%, suggesting a substantial improvement in quality because of the Hawthorne effect. N MEDICINE, THE PROBLEMS OF WIDE VARIATIONS IN Peer review of videos can also enhance existing quality quality and poor compliance with evidence-based improvement efforts. For example, procedure videos can care are well known. More education is not the solu- better inform morbidity and mortality conferences and sen- Ition for these problems. Knowledge is abundant, but tinel event root-cause analyses that have traditionally re- implementation of knowledge often lags. This Viewpoint lied on the notes of clinicians, which can be limited and even explores whether use of an existing technology, video biased. Moreover, the exportability of video files can facili- recording of medical procedures, can improve quality of tate external review, allowing a peer reviewer removed from care. a local department’s politics to advise on what could have Although the World Health Organization’s hand wash- improved. ing declaration and aggressive global awareness campaign In addition to reviews triggered by patient harm, video has been long established, behavior change among health recording also

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 17, 2013

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