Central Line Episode 75: Inside the Monitor – Weaponized Reporting Systems
Dr. Steven Shafer returns to discuss how and when reporting systems may be weaponized, the topic of the September issue of ASA’s Monitor, with Dr. Adam Striker. The discussion touches on the pros and cons of anonymous reporting, how institutions can ensure robust patient safety reporting while minimizing conflict and abuse, and the role training and power imbalances play in how reporting systems are viewed and utilized. Recorded August 2022.
Steven L. Shafer, MD, is Editor-in-Chief of the ASA Monitor. He is Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at UCSF. He completed his undergraduate training at Princeton University, his medical training at Stanford University, his anesthesiology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and his fellowship training in Clinical Pharmacology at Stanford. His research focus is the clinical pharmacology of intravenous anesthetics.
Adam Striker, MD, FASA
Adam Striker, MD, FASA, is currently Chair of the ASA Committee on Communications, and is the series editor for ASA’s Central Line podcast series. He is an Associate Professor and serves as staff anesthesiologist in the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia at Kentucky Children’s Hospital as part of the Joint Congenital Heart Care Program. He received his undergraduate degree in engineering from Purdue University and his medical degree from Indiana University. He completed his pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Northwestern University.
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