Development of a Common Cause Analysis Program and Its Evolution

Tool: Common Cause Analysis

Problem: Human Errors

Tool Selection: Enables aggregation into common themes to recognize trends and prioritize changes in organization-wide operating plans.

Usage: Using a taxonomy of system and individual failure modes errors/inappropriate acts were identified and categorized.

Results: Common Cause Analysis methodology was utilized as an approach to leverage change by prioritizing and incorporating identified themes into organization-wide operating plans.

Administrative Director, Quality Care Management
Administrative Director, Quality Care Management – Houston Methodist Hospital

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