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Figure 3-2

Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -

Figure 3.2. Healthcare failure modes and effects analysis decision flowchart

Flow chart depicts healthcare failure modes and effects analysis decisions. Flow sequence using yes and no answers: Start; Single Point weakness? (criticality); Effective control measures? (controlled); Is hazard so obvious control measures are not needed? (detectability); Proceed (take action) or Stop (No action needed).

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 3-2: 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/mistakefig3-2.html