Root Cause Analysis Blog

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is an important and useful tool in evaluating the cause(s) of medical errors. In a 650-700 word post,

What experience, if any, have you had with root cause analysis in your organization? Discuss an organization within New Jersey.

What are some of the key benefits of using RCA in evaluating medical errors? What are some of the challenges?

What additional tools are available to either enhance or replace the RCA in the healthcare setting?

You must incorporate a minimum of 2 scholarly references in your post.


1. Communicate the importance of risk management as it relates to patient safety in the delivery of quality health care.

5. Evaluate strategies of risk management and tools used in healthcare settings.