A Systems Engineering Approach to Improve Healthcare Quality

  title={A Systems Engineering Approach to Improve Healthcare Quality},
  author={Kevin M. Taaffe and Scott Shappell and Paris Stringfellow and Joel S. Greenstein and Sandra Garrett and Kapil Chalil Madathil and Anand K. Gramopadhye},
The healthcare crisis in the United States has prompted the Institute of Medicine [IOM] and National Academy of Engineering [NAE] to collaborate to address how systems engineering could be used to redesign processes and delivery systems in healthcare. A collaborative effort funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Science Foundation, NIH, and NAE, brought together engineers and healthcare professionals to examine engineering applications and systems engineering tools as they apply… 

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