TITLE

FMEA: Uses in Informatics Projects

AUTHOR(S)
Mohiuddin, Nicole
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
ANIA-CARING Newsletter;2011, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the application of failure modes and effect analysis (FMEA) in informatics projects in the U.S. The FMEA methodology helps to determine where and how a process might fail and needs an assessment of the relative influence of different failures of the process. According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the methodology centers on issues relating to modes, causes, and effects of failure. It notes that patient safety is the highest goal for every healthcare provider and FMEA has helped in avoiding and preventing harmful incidents in other industries for many years.
ACCESSION #
71284939

 

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