Source: BMJ Quality and Safety 2015/0 pp. 1-5
Date of publication: November 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This article investigates the adoption of human factors and ergonomics (HFE) principles within healthcare settings in the UK and the US. By considering the history, evolution and spread of HFE, the authors hope to enhance translation into healthcare lessons from industry, such as aviation, oil and gas and rail transport, to promote the integration of HFE into healthcare and improve quality of care and patient safety.
Length of publication: 5 pages