Figure 2. Comparison of pre/post-FMEA score risk and severity analysis. Sigma Six-focused initiatives resulted in a 57 percent reduction in cumulative risk and a 60 percent reduction in severity score in pediatric sedation practices.

Figure 2Comparison of pre/post-FMEA score risk and severity analysis. Sigma Six-focused initiatives resulted in a 57 percent reduction in cumulative risk and a 60 percent reduction in severity score in pediatric sedation practices

From: 10-Year Experience Integrating Strategic Performance Improvement Initiatives: Can the Balanced Scorecard, Six Sigma®, and Team Training All Thrive in a Single Hospital?

Cover of Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches (Vol. 3: Performance and Tools)
Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches (Vol. 3: Performance and Tools).
Henriksen K, Battles JB, Keyes MA, et al., editors.

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