Human factors issues in digital health and their effects on patient safety

Farah Magrabi*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Impact of IT incidents on patient safety is small but noticeable Magnitude of risk is not known- tip of the iceberg? Human factors issues require close attention knowledge & skills of users safe use including multi-tasking and interruption handling policies and procedures.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages22
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017
Event52nd Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia: Sustainable Ergonomics, HFESA 2017 - Wollongong, Australia
Duration: 26 Nov 201729 Nov 2017

Conference

Conference52nd Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia: Sustainable Ergonomics, HFESA 2017
CountryAustralia
CityWollongong
Period26/11/1729/11/17

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Magrabi, F. (2017). Human factors issues in digital health and their effects on patient safety. Paper presented at 52nd Annual Conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia: Sustainable Ergonomics, HFESA 2017, Wollongong, Australia.