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Figure 1-12

Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -

Figure 1.12. Clutter

Photograph of a cluttered table holding newspapers and other items.

Problem: Where is the chart in the photo?

Photograph of pouch hanging on door knob.

Solution: Hang the chart on a door knob where other items are less likely to be placed over it, and where the number of possible locations to search for it is dramatically reduced.

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 1-12: Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -. May 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/mistakeproof/mistakefig1-12.html