Cause and Effect (Fishbone) Diagram Tool
The cause and effect diagram (also known as a fishbone diagram) is an organizational tool that helps teams explore and display the many causes contributing to a problem. It displays the relationship of the causes to the effect and to each other, helping teams identify areas for improvement. This resources is part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s QI Essential Toolkit. The website requires users to complete a free registration and login to access the tool.