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A systematic review of human factors and ergonomics (HFE)-based healthcare system redesign for quality of care and patient safety.

Xie A, Carayon P. A systematic review of human factors and ergonomics (HFE)-based healthcare system redesign for quality of care and patient safety. Ergonomics. 2015;58(1):33-49. doi:10.1080/00140139.2014.959070.

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March 25, 2015
Xie A, Carayon P. Ergonomics. 2015;58(1):33-49.

This systematic review sought to determine the impact of human factors engineering principles on quality and safety improvement in health care. The authors found that redesigning around human factors has been shown to improve patient safety in several different clinical settings.

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Xie A, Carayon P. A systematic review of human factors and ergonomics (HFE)-based healthcare system redesign for quality of care and patient safety. Ergonomics. 2015;58(1):33-49. doi:10.1080/00140139.2014.959070.