AuthorLatino, Robert J
TitlePatient safety [electronic resource] : the PROACT root cause analysis approach / Robert J. Latino
Imprint Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2008
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Descript 192 p


The need for reliability tools in healthcare -- Creating the management support for a proactive environment to succeed -- Failure classification -- Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA) -- Opportunity analysis (OA) -- Understanding why things go wrong : root cause analysis (RCA) overview -- Preserve event data -- Ordering the analysis team -- Analyzing the data : introducing the logic tree -- Communicate findings and recommendations -- Tracking for bottom line results -- Automating proactive analyses: the utilization of the PROACTª suite software solution (version 3.0) -- Case histories

Medical errors -- Prevention Medical care -- Quality control Health facilities -- Quality control Electronic books.