Bridging the research practice gap in healthcare human factors and ergonomics

Patrick E. Waterson, Janet Anderson

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This short paper summarises past work which has looked at the research-practice gap within human factors and ergonomics (HFE). Some of this work has focused on Human Factors Integration (HFI), whilst other literature discusses the challenges involved in carrying out HFE research and influencing practice across a range of domains (e.g., defence). The paper serves as an introduction to a wider set of presentations and experience reports from other researchers and practitioners in healthcare HFE which will presented at the conference.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2013
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics and Human Factors 2013
EditorsMartin Anderson
Place of PublicationUnited States
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781138000421
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2013 - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 15 Apr 201318 Apr 2013


ConferenceInternational Conference on Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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