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THE GROWING ROLE OF HUMAN FACTORS AND USABILITY ENGINEERING FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
Medical errors have been cited as the cause of nearly 100,000 deaths per year in the US healthcare system by the US Institute of Medicine in 1994 in its book, To err is human: Building a safer health system. According to the World Health Organization’s website, similar trends exist for European healthcare systems, with estimates that 8 to 12 percent of hospitalizations involve adverse events and that as many as 18 percents of patients report having experienced a medical error induced problem. Costs in the UK alone for hospital infection intervention is estimated at £1 million per year. DOWNLOAD