What the HRO Trait Preoccupation With Failure Looks Like in Practice + Free Tools

Preoccupation with failure in healthcare refers to the need for continuous attention to anomalies that could be symptoms of larger problems in a system. High Reliability Organizations (HROs) that demonstrate a preoccupation with failure strive to detect small, emerging failures because these may be clues to additional failures elsewhere in the system. At its root, preoccupation with failure is a mindset that anticipates and specifies significant mistakes that an organization doesn’t want to make.

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