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The Orthopaedic Error Index: development and application of a novel national indicator for assessing the relative safety of hospital care using a cross-sectional approach.

Panesar SS, Netuveli G, Carson-Stevens A, et al. BMJ Open. 2013;3.

Investigators used reports from the National Reporting and Learning System to develop a tool that identifies outlier hospitals with higher rates of patient harm.