Journal Article

Use of simulation to test systems and prepare staff for a new hospital transition.

Adler MD; Mobley BL; Eppich WJ; Lappe M; Green M; Mangold K.

This study reports the results of a large-scale simulation project conducted prior to opening a new hospital. The majority of simulation participants found the practice helpful in preparation for transitioning to a new hospital. The authors suggest that use of simulation in new facility training can enhance patient safety.