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Algorithmic prediction of failure modes in healthcare.

Kobo-Greenhut A, Sharlin O, Adler Y, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2020;Epub Nov 16 .

Failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) is used to asses risk in various heath care processes. This study found that an algorithmic prediction of failure modes in healthcare (APFMH) is more effective in identifying hazards and uses fewer resources (time and human resource investment) than traditional FMEA.