Surgical 'black box' could reduce errors.
Sathya C. CNN. August 22, 2014
This news article reports on the development a surgical black box, which includes using cameras and microphones to record procedures, as a way to track weaknesses in techniques and processes while providing real-time feedback to surgeons and enabling timely intervention to reduce complications in surgery.
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