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Mortality and morbidity meetings: an untapped resource for improving the governance of patient safety?

Higginson J, Walters R, Fulop N. Mortality and morbidity meetings: an untapped resource for improving the governance of patient safety? BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21(7)(7):576-585. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000603.

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June 6, 2012
Higginson J, Walters R, Fulop N. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21(7):576-585.

This study found that morbidity and mortality meetings are underutilized as a tool for continuous learning. Adoption of a standardized process can reduce variation in the way deaths are reviewed and foster a culture of safety.

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Higginson J, Walters R, Fulop N. Mortality and morbidity meetings: an untapped resource for improving the governance of patient safety? BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21(7)(7):576-585. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2011-000603.