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Carayon P, Wooldridge A, Hose BZ
Challenges and opportunities for improving patient safety through human factors and systems engineering.
In this paper, the authors provide an overview of human factors and systems engineering (HF/SE), its demonstrated value to a wide range of patient safety problems and challenges to its broader implementation across health care. In addition, they make a variety of recommendations to maximize the spread of HF/SE.
Citation: Carayon P, Wooldridge A, Hose BZ . Challenges and opportunities for improving patient safety through human factors and systems engineering. Health Aff 2018 Nov;37(11):1862-69. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2018.0723..
Keywords: Quality of Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, System Design