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W21C Patient Safety Podcast


This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit www.patientsafetypodcast.ca and www.w21c.org to reach us. Email w21cedu@ucalgary.ca

Jun 27, 2014

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In this episode Greg Hallihan describes the science of human factors and its application to the design of healthcare systems. 

After listening to this episode, listeners will be able to:
  • Describe the science of human factors and its potential applications to the design of healthcare systems (e.g., medical technologies, environments and systems) 
  • Identify possibilities for the use of simulation in the evaluation of design of these systems, particularly healthcare environments
  • Delineate the history of patient-centered design, and be able to describe different methods to engage “users” of the health care system in the design process 
For more information visit our website at www.patientsafetypodcast.com
 
Please email comments, suggestions, and feedback for our series or this episode to w21cedu@ucalgary.ca