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Gurses AP, Ozok AA, Pronovost PJ. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:347-351.
Gurses AP;Ozok AA;Pronovost PJ. Time to accelerate integration of human factors and ergonomics in patient safety. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012; 21: 347-351
Examining how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) concepts can enhance user performance and reduce error, this commentary recommends integrating HFE techniques into health care to improve patient safety.
Patient Safety Certificate Program.
Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. December 7-11, 2015; Constellation Energy Building, Baltimore, MD.
The underappreciated role of habit in highly reliable healthcare.
Vogus TJ, Hilligoss B. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Sep 2; [Epub ahead of print].
In Conversation With… Robert M. Wachter, MD
New Insights on Safety and Health IT
A. Zach Hettinger, MD, MS; Raj Ratwani, PhD; Rollin J. (Terry) Fairbanks, MD, MS
Innovative teaching in situational awareness.
Gregory A, Hogg G, Ker J. Clin Teach. 2015;12:331-335.
An evaluation of hand hygiene in an intensive care unit: are visitors a potential vector for pathogens?
Birnbach DJ, Rosen LF, Fitzpatrick M, Arheart KL, Munoz-Price LS. J Infect Public Health. 2015;8:570-574.
Human Factors Engineering
A human factors subsystems approach to trauma care.
Catchpole K, Ley E, Wiegmann D, et al. JAMA Surg. 2014;149:962-968.
Patient Safety in the Context of Perinatal, Neonatal, and Pediatric Care.
Bethesda, MD: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. August 6, 2014. PA-14-311; PA-14-312; PA-14-313.
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01).
US Department of Health and Human Services. Program Announcement No. PA-14-291.
Quiet please! Drug round tabards: are they effective and accepted? A mixed method study.
Verweij L, Smeulers M, Maaskant JM, Vermeulen H. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2014;46:340-348.
A multidisciplinary, multifaceted improvement initiative to eliminate mislabelled laboratory specimens at a large tertiary care hospital.
Seferian EG, Jamal S, Clark K, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:690-697.
Mitigating errors caused by interruptions during medication verification and administration: interventions in a simulated ambulatory chemotherapy setting.
Prakash V, Koczmara C, Savage P, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:884-892.
Implementing human factors in clinical practice.
Timmons S, Baxendale B, Buttery A, Miles G, Roe B, Browes S. Emerg Med J. 2015;32:368-372.
Diagnostic Error in Medicine.
Singh H, ed. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(suppl 2):ii1-ii72.
State of science: human factors and ergonomics in healthcare.
Hignett S, Carayon P, Buckle P, Catchpole K. Ergonomics. 2013;56:1491-1503.
Human factors systems approach to healthcare quality and patient safety.
Carayon P, Wetterneck TB, Rivera-Rodriguez AJ, et al. Appl Ergon. 2014;45:14-25.
Human factors and ergonomics as a patient safety practice.
Carayon P, Xie A, Kianfar S. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:196-205.
Missed medication doses in hospitalised patients: a descriptive account of quality improvement measures and time series analysis.
Coleman JJ, Hodson J, Brooks HL, Rosser D. Int J Qual Health Care. 2013;25:564-572.
Using Lean to improve medication administration safety: in search of the "perfect dose."
Ching JM, Long C, Williams BL, Blackmore CC. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:195-204.
The science of human factors: separating fact from fiction.
Russ AL, Fairbanks RJ, Karsh BT, Militello LG, Saleem JJ, Wears RL. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:802-803.
Through the Eyes of the Workforce: Creating Joy, Meaning, and Safer Health Care.
Roundtable on Joy and Meaning in Work and Workforce Safety, The Lucian Leape Institute. Boston, MA: National Patient Safety Foundation; 2013.
The use of a standard design medication room to promote medication safety: organizational implications.
Rozenbaum H, Gordon L, Brezis M, Porat N. Int J Qual Health Care. 2013;25:188-196.
Integrating human factors research and surgery: a review.
Shouhed D, Gewertz B, Wiegmann D, Catchpole K. Arch Surg. 2012;147:1141-1146.
Designing for distractions: a human factors approach to decreasing interruptions at a centralised medication station.
Colligan L, Guerlain S, Steck SE, Hoke TR. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:939-947.
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