root cause analysis

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root cause analysis

tool used in medical quality management whereby the obvious or elusive causes that may lead to adverse outcomes or patterns of suboptimal outcomes are sought and analyzed to correct the faulty processes, thereby improving outcomes. It is especially important in management of patient safety and risk management programs and in aviation-related medicine.
See also: sentinel event.

root cause analysis

In health care delivery a formal study of a problem used to determine how to avoid or prevent similar problems in the future.

root cause a·nal·y·sis

(rūt kawz ă-nali-sis)
Measure used in medical quality management whereby obvious or elusive causes that may lead to adverse outcomes or patterns of suboptimal outcomes are sought and analyzed to correct faulty processes.
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One Planet SWF Group comprises Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which promotes the integration of climate change analysis in the management of large, long-term, and diversified asset pools.
The land cover change analysis demonstrates that the dramatic increase in snow and glacier cover can enhance glacier related disaster risks.
And, part of the Conference for Change analysis is being encouraged to recommend how to implement those tools as part of a patient's electronic medical record.
The high-resolution forecasting insights provided to AT&T by climate and infrastructure scientists from Argonne helped AT&T data scientists develop a Climate Change Analysis Tool that can help anticipate the potential impacts of climate change on AT&T's network infrastructure and business operations 30 years into the future.
Previous climate change analysis by the CSIRO and BoM has found that every part of Australia will see increasingly longer hot spells, rises in average temperature, and more frequent hot days.
Fold change analysis was conducted using Livak method based on formulas below:
'From a price change analysis done by comparing average prices between May 2018 and Sept 2018, 70 per cent, or 291 items recorded a decrease (in prices), 27 per cent or 115 items had an increase and three per cent or 11 items remain unchanged,' he said when winding up the debate on the Finance Bill 2018 at the Dewan Negara today.
PIF is also a member of the One Planet Sovereign Wealth Fund Working Group which published a Framework in July this year to promote the integration of climate change analysis in the management of large, long-term and diversified asset pools.
This presents a means of accurate land cover and change analysis, making management, planning and inventory mapping easier and achievable.I will leave the cost analysis of drones and CCTV versus satellite technology to the experts.
Using R-Square Change analysis as shown in Table 3, this study found perception of leader effectiveness moderated the effect of inspirational motivation behaviors by the leader on individual's level of extra effort evidenced by a statistically significant increase in total variation explained of 12.4%.

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