Mortality and morbidity rounds (MMR) in pathology: relative contribution of cognitive bias vs. systems failures to diagnostic error.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Morbidity and mortality (M&M) conferences were traditionally promoted as a strategy to learn from adverse events. Researchers conducted a retrospective review of 49 M&M rounds cases in the pathology department of a single medical center and found that 36% of cases likely involved errors related to cognitive bias.