CHEPS is at INFORMS Healthcare


CHEPS and many of our affiliates are at INFORMS Healthcare in Nashville from July 29th to July 31st. Follow our Twitter @UofMCHEPS for photos as well as information on where to find presentations and posters if you’re also at the conference. Check this space next week for a full report on the conference. 



RCA2: Improving Root Cause Analyses and Actions to Prevent Harm

Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety (CHEPS) Director Dr. James P. Bagian and CHEPS Program Manager Joe DeRosier served on the panel which produced a new report titled “RCA2: Improving Root Cause Analyses and Actions to Prevent Harm.” The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) panel released the report on June 16, 2015; it contains guidelines developed to help healthcare organizations improve the way they identify and investigate adverse events, and close calls and then implement actions to mitigate or eliminate the identified risks. Dr. Bagian co-chaired the panel and DeRosier served as a principal writer of the report.

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