Historically, morbidity and mortality conferences in surgical disciplines have been used for blaming, shaming, and explaining. Transparency was not a feature. The Department of Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital decided to reconfigure their M&M conferences so that they could be used as an opportunity to focus on reporting and evidence-based medicine, and lead to quality improvement projects in the department and the neuroscience hospital. Join Dr. Ashwini Sharon to hear how that was accomplished.
Sharan, MD, Ashwini D. and Cooper, MD, JD, Mary Reich, "Driving Quality Improvement through the Morbidity and Mortality Conference Portal" (2020). Population Health Leadership Series: PopTalk Webinars. Paper 15.