ABSTRACT

Are you ready and willing to get to the root causes of problems? As Medicare, Medicaid, and major insurance companies increasingly deny payment for never events, it has become imperative that hospitals and doctors develop new ways to prevent these avoidable catastrophes from recurring. Proactive tools such as root cause analysis (RCA), basic failur

Recognizing and Supporting the Value of Proaction in Healthcare. Event Prioritization Techniques. Understanding Root Cause Analysis. The PROACT Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Methodology. A Software Technology to Support Proaction. From Theory to Practical Application. Appendix: Paradigm Shift Summary. Index.