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Journal Article > Study
Development and evaluation of a checklist to support decision making in cancer multidisciplinary team meetings: MDT-QuIC.
Lamb BW, Sevdalis N, Vincent C, Green JSA. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012;19:1759-1765.
Multidisciplinary teamwork is essential in developing appropriate treatment plans for cancer patients, and teamwork failures have been implicated in several high profile errors. In this study, the investigators developed and implemented a quality improvement checklist to ensure thorough and patient-centered discussion and treatment planning.
Journal Article > Commentary
A practical framework for patient care teams to prospectively identify and mitigate clinical hazards.
Herzer KR, Rodriguez-Paz JM, Doyle PA, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:72-81.
This article describes a structured approach to identify and address medical risks that might arise from changes in clinical practice.