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Increasing reporting of adverse events to improve the educational value of the morbidity and mortality conference.

McVeigh TP, Waters PS, Murphy R, et al. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2013;216:50-6.

A prospective error detection system, modeled on the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program reporting system, improved the detection of preventable adverse events in general surgery patients compared with traditional retrospective chart review.