Table 1Conference outline

MM&I conference outlineTime allottedParticipants
• Opening: Reminder of systems-based approach and confidentiality5 minLeader
• Review of task force progress from prior conferences10 minMMI task force
• Case presentation (timeline format)10 minResident leaders
• Brief literature review relevant to case in question5 minResident leaders
• Identification of key issues leading to undesired outcome25 minAll participants
• Identification of workgroups to address the key issues10 minMMI task force
• Reminder of confidentiality5 minLeader
• Evaluation of conference5 minLeader

From: Transforming the Morbidity and Mortality Conference into an Instrument for Systemwide Improvement

Cover of Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches (Vol. 2: Culture and Redesign)
Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches (Vol. 2: Culture and Redesign).
Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, et al., editors.

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