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The Human Factors Analysis Classification System (HFACS) applied to health care.

Diller T, Helmrich G, Dunning S, et al. The Human Factors Analysis Classification System (HFACS) applied to health care. Am J Med Qual. 2014;29(3):181-190. doi:10.1177/1062860613491623.

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August 7, 2013
Diller T, Helmrich G, Dunning S, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2014;29(3):181-190.

Although root cause analysis is widely used to detect safety hazards, questions have been raised regarding its effectiveness. This study reports on one health system's experience using the Human Factors Analysis Classification System as an alternate method to investigate errors.

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Diller T, Helmrich G, Dunning S, et al. The Human Factors Analysis Classification System (HFACS) applied to health care. Am J Med Qual. 2014;29(3):181-190. doi:10.1177/1062860613491623.

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