Work System influences-Carayon-January'2012

Work System influences-Carayon-January'2012 - Medical...

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Medical Physics/ISyE559 - Spring'2012 Pascale Carayon 1 1 Role of Work System in Patient Safety Pascale Carayon Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Director of the Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety (SEIPS) University of Wisconsin-Madison January’2012 http://cqpi.engr.wisc.edu/seips_home carayon@engr.wisc.edu 2 What do we know about medical errors? What contributes to medical errors and patient safety problems?
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Medical Physics/ISyE559 - Spring'2012 Pascale Carayon 2 3 Human Factors Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system , and the profession that applies theory, principles, data and methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and overall system performance. (www.iea.cc) [definition by the International Ergonomics Association
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course ISYE 559 taught by Professor Bruce during the Spring '11 term at Wisconsin Colleges.

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