SurgiCount Medical (Temecula, California) said it has joined The Leapfrog Group and has become one of its partners in helping to create a safer, higher-quality healthcare system. SurgiCount will also be a sponsor at Leapfrog's next two meetings.
"We are pleased and privileged to enter into an affiliation with Leapfrog. We share a common goal of creating a safer environment for patients through enhancements in clinical practices," said Bill Adams, CEO of SurgiCount Medical. "SurgiCount has worked diligently with the peri-operative, surgical, and administrative communities to demonstrate an evidence-based solution to retained surgical sponges and the resulting impact on patient safety. Leapfrog provides a valuable opportunity for stakeholders to share ideas, expertise, and insights."