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Inpatient Notes: human factors engineering and inpatient care—new ways to solve old problems.

Clack L, Sax H. Web Exclusives. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Human Factors Engineering and Inpatient Care-New Ways to Solve Old Problems. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166(8):HO2-HO3. doi:10.7326/M17-0544.

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April 26, 2017
Clack L, Sax H. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:HO2-HO3.

Poorly designed systems can contribute to human error. This commentary discusses how applying human factors engineering principles to the care environment can enhance clinician behavior and reduce health care–associated infections.

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Clack L, Sax H. Web Exclusives. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Human Factors Engineering and Inpatient Care-New Ways to Solve Old Problems. Ann Intern Med. 2017;166(8):HO2-HO3. doi:10.7326/M17-0544.