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Human factors engineering or ergonomics (HFE) is a scientific discipline broadly focused on interactions among humans and other elements of a system.
Dr. Pascale Carayon, PhD, is a professor emerita in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the founding director of the Wisconsin Institute for Healthcare Systems Engineering (WIHSE). Dr. Nicole Werner, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Wellness Design at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington. We spoke with both of them about the role of human factors engineering has in improving healthcare delivery and its role in patient safety.
Washington, DC: VA Office of the Inspector General; September 15, 2022. Report no. 22-00815-232.
Washington, DC: VA Office of the Inspector General; June 28, 2022. Report No 21-03349-186.
Farnborough, UK: Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch; June 2022.
London, UK: Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman; 2021. ISBN 9781528627016.