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Systems approach and systems engineering applied to health care: Improving patient safety and health care delivery

@inproceedings{Ravitz2013SystemsAA,
  title={Systems approach and systems engineering applied to health care: Improving patient safety and health care delivery},
  author={Alan D. Ravitz and A. Sapirstein and J. Pham and Peter A. Doyle},
  year={2013}
}
354 INTRODUCTION The delivery of safe and high-quality health care has reached a crisis in the United States in terms of personal loss due to preventable errors, as well as economic loss. Estimates of the economic costs in the intensive care unit (ICU), which represents just a portion of the health care system at large, approach nearly 1% of the gross domestic product.1 A natural impulse to address these challenges is to introduce technology to mitigate risks due to human error and… Expand
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