Blog: NPSF releases root cause analysis guidelines

Patient Safety Monitor Insider

July 1, 2015

The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) released new guidelines to help healthcare organizations use root cause analysis (RCA) to learn how medical errors, adverse events, and near misses occur.

The report, RCA2: Improving Root Cause Analyses and Actions to Prevent Harm, was written by a panel of experts that examined best practices around RCAs and develop guidelines to help health professionals standardize the process.

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