Heather Boyle a certified surgical technician, left, and Jean Larson, a nurse, display the "Time Out" poster and orange towel promoting safe surgical practices at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Procedures help providers avoid wrong-site surgery
WILLMAR -- Before any of the surgery teams at Rice Memorial Hospital or the Willmar Surgery Center make the first incision, there's a final stop as they go down the checklist: Correct patient. Correct procedure. Correct body site.
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