Journal Article

Transforming the morbidity and mortality conference to promote safety and quality in a PICU.

Cifra CL, Bembea MM, Fackler JC, et al. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. 2016;17:58-66.

Traditional morbidity and mortality conferences were designed to focus on educational opportunities to learn from medical errors. In this study, introducing a structured systems-oriented morbidity and mortality conference in a pediatric intensive care unit led to higher attendance rates and more proposed local quality improvement interventions.