The morbidity and mortality conference in pediatric intensive care as a means for improving patient safety.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Interdisciplinary morbidity and mortality conferences were an effective way to identify system failures contributing to medical errors, in this report from a children's hospital in Switzerland. The study analyzed 48 morbidity and mortality conferences over a 5-year period and gives examples of the 34 system improvements that were put into place as a result.