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Jt Comm J Qual Improv. 2002 May;28(5):248-67, 209.

Using health care Failure Mode and Effect Analysis: the VA National Center for Patient Safety's prospective risk analysis system.

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Department of Veterans Affairs, VA National Center for Patient Safety (10X), 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Lobby M, PO Box 486, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0486, USA. Joseph.DeRosier@med.va.gov

Abstract

The authors describe HFMEA, a five-step process used to proactively evaluate a health care process, and provide examples of a team's forms and actions regarding prostate-specific antigen testing.

PMID:
12053459
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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