Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for Joint Commission Requirements

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    Speaker: Dev Raheja
    Duration: 90 Minutes
    Product Code: 700028
    Level: Beginner
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Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) is one method hospitals can use to comply with the requirement by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) that they conduct at least one proactive risk assessment of a high-risk process each year.While it is not the only means of satisfying the requirement,Failure Mode Effect Analysis is used to assess the efficacy and efficiency of medical devices.

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FMEA is an established and widely used procedure in almost all industries including healthcare. FMEA is not, however, a simple procedure.It is of immense use for the high-risk processes such as programming infusion pumps for intravenous delivery of medications, surgical robots, diagnosing a disease, and performing ER interventions. The entire team has to grasp the fundamentals from start to finish because a cross-functional brainstorming is a requirement.

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Areas Covered

  • The Joint Commission regulations
  • FMEA process
  • Preparation for FMEA
  • Variations in FMEAs
  • Team selection and guidance
  • Improving team efficiency
  • Identifying failure modes
  • Identifying system-wide causes
  • Severity rating
  • Frequency rating
  • Detection rating
  • Risk mitigation
  • FMEA verification
  • FMEA procedure at VA hospitals
  • Examples at other hospitals

Learning Objectives

  • Learn to eliminate and minimize risks
  • Understand the principles of designing a robust process for patient care
  • Learn to simplify and standardize a procedure
  • Learn how to prevent harm to patients


  • Senior management
  • All doctors
  • All nurses
  • Quality assurance staff
  • Patient safety staff
  • Risk managers
  • Hospital administrators


Dev Raheja, MS,CSP, is an international Risk Management and Quality Assurance consultant for Healthcare, medical device, and aerospace industry for over 25 years. He applies evidence base safety techniques from a variety of industries to healthcare. He is a trainer, author of the books Safer Hospital Care, and Preventing Medical Device Recalls. He shows clients how to come up with elegant solutions using creativity and innovation. He helped a major Midwest company from going out of business to becoming a world leader by eliminating safety mishaps. Prior to becoming a consultant in 1982 he worked at GE Healthcare as Supervisor of Quality Assurance and Manager of Manufacturing, and at Booz-Allen & Hamilton as Risk Management consultant for nuclear and mass transportation industry.

Currently he is an Adjunct Professor at the Florida Tech for its degree in Healthcare Management, and serves on the Patients and Families Advisory Council at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is Associate Editor for Healthcare Safety for the Journal of System Safety, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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