Journal Article

Increasing patient safety and efficiency in transfusion therapy using formal process definitions.

Henneman EA; Avrunin GS; Clarke LA; Osterweil LJ; Andrzejewski C Jr; Merrigan K; Cobleigh R; Frederick K; Katz-Bassett E; Henneman PL.

The authors describe the concept of formally defining process and apply it to point-of-care blood transfusion as a method of detecting possible process failures.