Getting Ahead of Harm Before It Happens: A Guide About Proactive Analysis for Improving Surgical Care Safety.

Wiley K; Davies JM; Canadian Patient Safety Institute; CPSI; SEIPS.

Proactive analysis can help uncover process weaknesses and ensure improvements are implemented before patients experience harm. This guide provides insights for organizations who seek to implement proactive analysis strategies. Tools and models discussed include Reason's Swiss cheese model and Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety.