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Once a medical error has happened, how do we know how to fix it where it will not reoccur?

When you have a problem how do we approach it? The root cause Analysis is a popular technique used often to help healthcare workers determine why the medical error happened and how one can fix the underlying problem.

  • Step 1 Define the problem
  • Step 2 Collect data
  • Step 3 Identify possible causal factors
  • Step 4 Identify the root cause(s)
  • Step 5 Recommend and implement solutions

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