We know you’re busy, but we don’t want you to miss important healthcare quality and patient safety news. Here are a couple of  stories you may want to take a look at before calling it a week. (Subscribe today if you’d like these news alerts delivered to you.)

  1. How Augmented Reality Will Make Surgery Safer
    Research teams at hospitals including Stanford, Duke and Johns Hopkins are working to prototype Augmented Reality (AR) headsets that would allow surgeons to see digital images and other data overlaid in their field of vision during a surgical procedure. Really cool technology — take a look!  Harvard Business Review
  2. How to Partner with Outside Innovators in Health Care
    Healthcare’s biased mindset regarding what constitutes a “scientist” can impede the creative process and progress. Outsiders see problems from different perspectives that  need to be considered and embraced – not discounted. Accelerating innovation could mean allowing people with fresh ideas to collaborate with those who have the expertise needed to execute them. Harvard Business Review