Failure Mode and Effects Analysis is a method used by hospital quality improvement staff to identify and prevent failure before it occurs. The aim is to increase the safety of a clinical process. They ask where a process can go wrong,and the effects and causes of those failures. For the most serious among them, steps are redesigned to avoid the identified pitfalls.
Librarians' skills in managing information and knowledge can help the FMEA process. This practical webinar covers the basic steps in an FMEA, and for each, shows where the librarian's skills can help assure success.