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Journal Article
Review

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

Xie A, Carayon P. Ergonomics. 2015;58:33-49.

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.