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Fischer MM, Tubb CC, Brennan JA, Soderdahl DW, Johnson AE. Implementation of TeamSTEPPS at a level-1 military trauma center: the San Antonio Military Medical Center experience. US Army Medical Department Journal Oct-Dec:75-79, 2015

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Bosco JA, Alvarado CM, Slover JD, Iorio R, Hutzler LH. Decreasing total joint implant costs and physician specific cost variation through negotiation. The Journal of Arthroplasty 29:678-680, 2014

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