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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

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

Adler MD, Mobley BL, Eppich WJ, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2018;14:143-147.

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.