Journal Article
Commentary

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

Hignett S; Jones EL; Miller D; Wolf L; Modi C; Shahzad MW; Buckle P; Banerjee J; Catchpole K.

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.