Human Factors Engineering and Patient Safety

John Gosbee, Human Factors & Healthcare Specialist at Red Forest Consulting and at the time of authorship of this whitepaper the Director of Patient Safety Information Systems at National Center for Patient Safety in the Department of Veterans Affairs, presents a case study and analysis to “illustrate the crucial role of human factors engineering (HFE) in patient safety."

Keywords: 
Human factors, patient safety usability engineering, user centered design (UCD)