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William Robert Berry, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by William Berry and Atul Gawande.
Connection Strength

4.840
  1. Scaling Safety: The South Carolina Surgical Safety Checklist Experience. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 11; 37(11):1779-1786.
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    Score: 0.807
  2. Mortality Trends After a Voluntary Checklist-based Surgical Safety Collaborative. Ann Surg. 2017 12; 266(6):923-929.
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    Score: 0.189
  3. Size and distribution of the global volume of surgery in 2012. Bull World Health Organ. 2016 Mar 01; 94(3):201-209F.
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    Score: 0.168
  4. What do we know about the safe surgery checklist now? Ann Surg. 2015 May; 261(5):829-30.
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    Score: 0.158
  5. Estimate of the global volume of surgery in 2012: an assessment supporting improved health outcomes. Lancet. 2015 Apr 27; 385 Suppl 2:S11.
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    Score: 0.158
  6. Surgical team member assessment of the safety of surgery practice in 38 South Carolina hospitals. Med Care Res Rev. 2015 Jun; 72(3):298-323.
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    Score: 0.157
  7. Surgical safety checklists in ontario, Canada. N Engl J Med. 2014 06 12; 370(24):2350.
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    Score: 0.149
  8. Beyond volume: does hospital complexity matter?: an analysis of inpatient surgical mortality in the United States. Med Care. 2014 Mar; 52(3):235-42.
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    Score: 0.146
  9. Hospital management practices and availability of surgery in sub-Saharan Africa: a pilot study of three hospitals. World J Surg. 2013 Nov; 37(11):2520-8.
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    Score: 0.143
  10. Designing the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist program to improve quality of care at childbirth. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Aug; 122(2):164-8.
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    Score: 0.139
  11. Pediatric emergency and essential surgical care in Zambian hospitals: a nationwide study. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1363-70.
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    Score: 0.139
  12. Relationship between occurrence of surgical complications and hospital finances. JAMA. 2013 Apr 17; 309(15):1599-606.
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    Score: 0.137
  13. Implementation of the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist, including introduction of pulse oximetry, in a resource-limited setting. Ann Surg. 2013 Apr; 257(4):633-9.
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    Score: 0.137
  14. Simulation-based trial of surgical-crisis checklists. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 17; 368(3):246-53.
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    Score: 0.135
  15. In-hospital death following inpatient surgical procedures in the United States, 1996-2006. World J Surg. 2011 Sep; 35(9):1950-6.
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    Score: 0.123
  16. Crisis checklists for the operating room: development and pilot testing. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Aug; 213(2):212-217.e10.
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    Score: 0.121
  17. A policy-based intervention for the reduction of communication breakdowns in inpatient surgical care: results from a Harvard surgical safety collaborative. Ann Surg. 2011 May; 253(5):849-54.
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    Score: 0.120
  18. Effective surgical safety checklist implementation. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 May; 212(5):873-9.
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    Score: 0.119
  19. Surgical outcome measurement for a global patient population: validation of the Surgical Apgar Score in 8 countries. Surgery. 2011 Apr; 149(4):519-24.
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    Score: 0.117
  20. Adopting a surgical safety checklist could save money and improve the quality of care in U.S. hospitals. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Sep; 29(9):1593-9.
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    Score: 0.115
  21. Perspectives in quality: designing the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist. Int J Qual Health Care. 2010 Oct; 22(5):365-70.
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    Score: 0.114
  22. Global operating theatre distribution and pulse oximetry supply: an estimation from reported data. Lancet. 2010 Sep 25; 376(9746):1055-61.
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    Score: 0.113
  23. Communication practices on 4 Harvard surgical services: a surgical safety collaborative. Ann Surg. 2009 Dec; 250(6):861-5.
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    Score: 0.109
  24. Proposed checklist of hospital interventions to decrease the incidence of healthcare-associated Clostridium difficile infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Nov; 30(11):1062-9.
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    Score: 0.108
  25. The better colectomy project: association of evidence-based best-practice adherence rates to outcomes in colorectal surgery. Ann Surg. 2009 Oct; 250(4):507-13.
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    Score: 0.107
  26. An estimation of the global volume of surgery: a modelling strategy based on available data. Lancet. 2008 Jul 12; 372(9633):139-144.
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    Score: 0.098
  27. Safely Practicing in a New Environment: A Qualitative Study to Inform Physician Onboarding Practices. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2020 06; 46(6):314-320.
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    Score: 0.055
  28. Development and Feasibility Testing of a Device Briefing Tool and Training to Improve Patient Safety During Introduction of New Devices in Operating Rooms: Best Practices and Lessons Learned. J Surg Res. 2019 12; 244:579-586.
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    Score: 0.053
  29. Multisource Evaluation of Surgeon Behavior Is Associated With Malpractice Claims. Ann Surg. 2019 07; 270(1):84-90.
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    Score: 0.053
  30. Perception of Safety of Surgical Practice Among Operating Room Personnel From Survey Data Is Associated With All-cause 30-day Postoperative Death Rate in South Carolina. Ann Surg. 2017 10; 266(4):658-666.
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    Score: 0.047
  31. Relationship Between Labor and Delivery Unit Management Practices and Maternal Outcomes. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 08; 130(2):358-365.
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    Score: 0.046
  32. Postoperative acute care use after freestanding ambulatory surgery. J Surg Res. 2016 10; 205(2):331-340.
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    Score: 0.043
  33. Integrating Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Quality Checks into the World Health Organization's Safe Surgery Checklist: A Pilot Study. World Neurosurg. 2016 Aug; 92:491-498.e3.
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    Score: 0.043
  34. Implementation of the Surgical Safety Checklist in South Carolina Hospitals Is Associated with Improvement in Perceived Perioperative Safety. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 05; 222(5):725-736.e5.
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    Score: 0.042
  35. Relationship Between Cesarean Delivery Rate and Maternal and Neonatal Mortality. JAMA. 2015 Dec 01; 314(21):2263-70.
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    Score: 0.041
  36. Can 360-Degree Reviews Help Surgeons? Evaluation of Multisource Feedback for Surgeons in a Multi-Institutional Quality Improvement Project. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Oct; 221(4):837-44.
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    Score: 0.040
  37. Sustainability and long-term effectiveness of the WHO surgical safety checklist combined with pulse oximetry in a resource-limited setting: two-year update from Moldova. JAMA Surg. 2015 May; 150(5):473-9.
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    Score: 0.040
  38. Pilot testing of a model for insurer-driven, large-scale multicenter simulation training for operating room teams. Ann Surg. 2014 Mar; 259(3):403-10.
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    Score: 0.036
  39. Temporal variation in surgical mortality within French hospitals. Med Care. 2013 Dec; 51(12):1085-93.
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    Score: 0.036
  40. Esophagectomy outcomes at low-volume hospitals: the association between systems characteristics and mortality. Ann Surg. 2011 May; 253(5):912-7.
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    Score: 0.030
  41. Changes in safety attitude and relationship to decreased postoperative morbidity and mortality following implementation of a checklist-based surgical safety intervention. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011 Jan; 20(1):102-7.
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    Score: 0.029
  42. Effect of a 19-item surgical safety checklist during urgent operations in a global patient population. Ann Surg. 2010 May; 251(5):976-80.
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    Score: 0.028
  43. Standardised metrics for global surgical surveillance. Lancet. 2009 Sep 26; 374(9695):1113-7.
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    Score: 0.027
  44. A surgical safety checklist to reduce morbidity and mortality in a global population. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 29; 360(5):491-9.
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    Score: 0.026
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.