The purpose of this document is to familiarize you with two processes that help with quality improvement known as a root cause analysis and an intensive analysis. Further, to explain your role in the process and the importance of your active participation.
• To understand the difference between a root cause and intensive analysis and be able to articulate when each would be appropriate.
• To learn about the importance of patient safety and quality through participation in these processes.
• To gain appreciation and insight into the importance of your role in examining medical and system errors as it relates to quality improvement and Just Culture.
• To contribute to improving quality, safety, and systemic processes through and collaborative engagement with BSOM and Premier Health.
Rabah, K. A.
(2016). Residency and Fellow Participation in Root Cause and Intensive Analysis 2015-16. .