Journal Article
Commentary

Human factors and ergonomics and quality improvement science: integrating approaches for safety in healthcare.

Hignett S, Jones EL, Miller D, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2015;24:250-4.

Human factors engineering and quality improvement each offer promising strategies for designing patient safety interventions. This commentary discusses the value of cross-training individuals in elements of both disciplines to encourage integrated research, education, and professional development opportunities.