A "black box" in the OR

Similar in concept to an airplane’s black box, can this be coming soon?

Doctors attending a medical conference in Tobago have been told of a new device, called a “medical black box,” capable helping doctors improve their surgical skills and of detecting malpractices in operating theatres.

“The black box or clinical data recorder will allow data to be recorded and lead to improvements in patient care.” said Pro. Sir Ara Darzi,consultant cardiologist attached to St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College, London.

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