FMEA Risk Assessment for Healthcare Decision Making

Duration 60 Mins
Level Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW19C0378

  • Learn how to use FMEA and when to use this important risk assessment
  • FMEA assists in more robust decision making: grounded in analysis vs. opinion
  • Developing a problem solving culture leads to more proactive thinking vs. ‘firefighting’ reactions
  • Understand the relevance of the FMEA process to healthcare business processes, clinical operational work flows, facility changes and new space planning, etc

Overview of the webinar

  • Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a valuable risk assessment process that should be used more often in healthcare problem solving and decision making
  • The FMEA process guides participants through a structured conversation that helps bring forth solutions rather than just taking action based on someone’s opinion
  • With the poor statistic of preventable medical harm, we need more rigor to eliminate risk

Who should attend?

  • Healthcare VP/Director/Manager
  • Director/Manager of Healthcare Quality
  • Healthcare Risk Manager/Safety Officer
  • Director/Manager of Healthcare Process Improvement
  • VP of Healthcare Operations /Chief Operating Officer

Why should you attend?

  • This webinar’s instructor has worked with FMEA risk assessments in healthcare settings for the past 15 years
  • She provides a quick lesson of the FMEA process, and shares various applications in healthcare to benefit your organization
  • She has published several articles on the benefits for more informed decision making

Faculty - Ms. Patricia Morrill

Patricia Morrill is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with certifications in both Lean and Six Sigma Green Belt, and accredited in Evidence-Based Design (EDAC).  She is President of PM Healthcare Consulting, LLC, providing coaching, training and consulting services for clients in a variety of industries focused on organizational excellence, change leadership, and risk analysis for decision making.  She shares real examples from her extensive experience to illustrate learnings. Patricia is a national speaker and author of articles and a 10-step model for “Process Improvement Strategy Deployment©” published in her 2017 book: The Perils of Un-Coordinated Healthcare: A Strategic Approach toward Eliminating Preventable Harm. 

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