1. YAQIONG LI RECEIVES THE HFES HEALTH CARE TECHNICAL GROUP BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD

    The former CQPI doctoral student was presented with the award at the 2016 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Annual Meeting.
  2. BECKER’S HOSPITAL REVIEW AWARDS PASCALE CARAYON FOR HER WORK IN PATIENT SAFETY

    Highlighted in this article are five thoughts on using human factors engineering in healthcare and patient safety from Dr. Carayon.

  3. PASCALE CARAYON RECEIVES THE JOHN M. EISENBERG PATIENT SAFETY QUALITY AWARD

    Pascale Carayon was honored for her passion and far-reaching impact on patient care. She has advanced the field of patient safety and quality using human factors engineering (HFE) concepts and methods, and the Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety (SEIPS) model that grew out of HFE. Through her vision, research and work, Carayon has significantly enhanced the body of knowledge underlying innovative approaches to patient safety and improved patient safety efforts. She has also mentored new leaders in this arena both nationally and internationally.

 

  1. PASCALE CARAYON PARTICIPATES IN NPSF PANEL REVIEWING STATE OF PATIENT SAFETY

    Written on December 08, 2015

    A multidisciplinary panel organized by the National Patient Safety Foundation and led by Dr. Donald Berwick reviewed the state of patient safety 15 years after the IOM report "To Err is Human". A report of the panel's recommendations was released in early December.

  2. PASCALE CARAYON RECEIVES HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS SOCIETY A.R. LAUER SAFETY AWARD

    Written on October 26, 2015

    This represents the first time since the award’s inception that the recipient’s work focuses on healthcare safety.

  3. IOM REPORT "IMPROVING DIAGNOSIS IN HEALTH CARE" INCORPORATES THE SEIPS AND WORK SYSTEM MODELS

    Written on September 22, 2015

    The final report uses the models in better understanding the diagnostic process and work system in which it takes place.

  4. 2015 SEIPS SHORT COURSE A SUCCESS

    Written by Nina Gehan on August 06, 2015

    The SEIPS Short Course on Human Factors Engineering and Patient Safety, held July 13-17, 2015, drew 45 healthcare professionals from around the world. Attendees included health IT vendors, clinicians and administrators as well as patient safety, risk management and quality improvement personnel.

  5. CQPI RESEARCH PRESENTED IN AHRQ REPORT EXAMINING IMPACTS OF PATIENT PORTALS, E-FORMS AND SECURE MESSAGING ON WORKFLOW IN PRIMARY CARE

    Written by Carayon et al on July 08, 2015

    A new report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality examines the use of health IT in ambulatory care practices as well as its impact on patient and provider workflow.

  6. BECKER’S HOSPITAL REVIEW AWARDS PASCALE CARAYON FOR HER WORK IN PATIENT SAFETY

    Written on May 01, 2015

    The award recognizes “50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety” who have led initiatives to reduce harm and ensure safety.

  7. PASCALE CARAYON HONORED IN FIRST ISyE INVESTITURE CEREMONY

    Written on April 10, 2015

    The ceremony was held to honor the scholarly and educational achievements of ISyE faculty holding professorships and chairships. Other Honorees included CQPI faculty Profs. Patti Brennan and John Lee.

  8. WIEGMANN CO-AUTHORS PAPER ON COACHING TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE IN ANNALS OF SURGERY

    Written on December 18, 2014

    This paper describes the concept of surgical coaching and its implications in the medical field.

  1. RESEARCH ON FAMILY-CENTERED ROUNDS FEATURED IN PEDIATRICS

    The paper on "Family-Initiated Dialogue About Medications During Family-Centered Rounds" is a featured article in Pediatrics.

  2. SEIPS SYMPOSIUM VIDEO RECORDING AVAILABLE

    The SEIPS Symposium featured an abridged version of the content covered in the annual SEIPS Short Course. A video of the entire session is available to view by clicking on the link above.

  3. PASCALE CARAYON NAMED TO INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE COMMITTEE ON DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN HEALTH CARE

    The charge of the new committee is to examine the evidence related to diagnostic errors and develop recommendations to reduce diagnostic error in health care.

  4. HOONAKKER'S "THE IMPACT OF ICT ON QUALITY OF WORKING LIFE" NOW AVAILABLE

    This book discusses the impact and effects of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on quality of working life of employees.

  5. FORMER PH.D STUDENT OF PASCALE CARAYON RECOGNIZED BY WISCONSIN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

    Ayse Gurses, one of Professor Carayon's former PhD students, was recognized by the Wisconsin Alumni Association in their "Forward Under 40" program. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at Johns Hopkins University.

  6. WIEGMANN LEADS JANUARY 9, 2014 PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS

    Doug Weigmann gave a presentation at the January 9, 2014 Pediatrics Grand Rounds – “Principles of Human Factors and Their Application to Healthcare and Patient Safety.”

  7. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL SAFETY CLIMATE QUESTIONNAIRE NOW AVAILABLE

    The Children’s Hospital Safety Climate (CHSC) Questionnaire, developed in conjunction with CQPI researchers, is a tool that health care administrators, researchers, and clinicians can use to evaluate parents’ perceptions of the patient safety climate of children’s hospitals.

  1. SPECIAL ISSUE OF APPLIED ERGONOMICS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

    The Applied Ergonomics special issue on systems ergonomics/human factors, with guest editors John R. Wilson and Pascale Carayon, is now available online.

  2. CQPI AWARDED A 5-YEAR AHRQ GRANT

    AHRQ has awarded CQPI a 5-year grant to use a sociotechnical systems approach to the design of health IT.

  3. CQPI AFFILIATE, DR. CAPRICE GREENBERG, HIGHLIGHTED IN HEALTH LEADERS MEDIA

    Dr. Caprice Greenberg discusses video cameras in the OR.

  4. CONGRATULATIONS TO CARAYON AND COAUTHORS FOR RECEIVING THE 2013 LIBERTY MUTUAL AWARD

    Professor Pascale Carayon and coauthors were selected for the 2013 Liberty Mutual Award for their paper published in Ergonomics.

  5. THE IJMI SPECIAL ISSUE ON HUMAN FACTORS AND HEALTH IT IMPLEMENTATION IS NOW AVAILABLE

    The International Journal of Medical Informatics Special Issue on Human Factors and the implementation of health information technology (HIT).

  6. CARAYON SPEAKS AT KICKOFF MEETING OF NEW JOINT HEALTHCARE/ENGINEERING INITIATIVE

    Industrial and Systems Engineering Proctor & Gamble Professor in Total Quality Pascale Carayon gave a talk about systems approaches to improving safety in hospital intensive care units.

  1. RESEARCH OF CQPI AFFILIATES HIGHLIGHTED IN MADISON MAGAZINE

    Drs. Mary Sesto, Susan Hendrich, Doug Wiegmann and Amye Tevaarwerk were highlighted in Madison Magazine for their interdisciplinary research on developing a tool to assist breast cancer survivors with challenges in the workplace. 

  2. iHEALTHBEAT HIGHLIGHTS CQPI RESEARCH PUBLISHED IN JAMIA

    iHealthBeat recently highlighted a paper published by CQPI researchers in JAMIA, 'Changes in end-user satisfaction with Computerized Provider Order Entry over time among nurses and providers in intensive care units'.

  3. CQPI AWARDED CONTRACT BY AHRQ TO STUDY IMPLEMENTATION OF HEALTH IT TO SUPPORT PRACTICE REDESIGN

    CQPI has been awarded a contract by AHRQ to study the implementation of health IT to support practice redesign in ambulatory care settings.

  4. INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING FIELD AND ITS IMPACT ON HEALTHCARE IS HIGHLIGHTED IN THE UW COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE

    The article, "How industrial engineers improve healthcare", published in the spring 2012 issue of Perspective highlights the impact of ISyE on healthcare.

  1. CARAYON RECEIVES 2012 TRIENNIAL DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

    Pascale Carayon received the 2012 Triennial Distinguished Service Award from the International Ergonomics Association.

  2. AHRQ WORKFLOW ASSESSMENT FOR HEALTH IT TOOLKIT IS NOW AVAILABLE!

    A toolkit, designed by CQPI researchers, is now available on the AHRQ website to help health IT users with workflow analysis and redesign before, during, and after health IT implementation. 

  1. AHRQ'S REPORT HIGHLIGHTING SUCCESSES IN HEALTH IT INCLUDES CQPI'S CPOE RESEARCH

    The Grant Final Report from AHRW highlights CQPI's Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) research.

  2. CQPI PREPARES REPORT EXAMINING IMPACTS OF HEALTH IT ON WORKFLOW

  3. PROFESSOR WIEGMANN AWARDED DOD GRANT

  4. SPECIAL ISSUE OF APPLIED ERGONOMICS ON "HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS IN PATIENT SAFETY"

    Drs. Peter Buckle and Pascale Carayon edited the special edition of Applied Ergonomics on "Human Factors and Ergonomics in Patient Safety". 

  5. WIEGMANN PUBLISHES PATIENT SAFETY PAPER IN CHEST

    Changing culture: a new view of human error and patient safety. A preoperative briefing in the operating room: shared cognition, teamwork, and patient safety.

  6. MONTAGUE AND COLLEAGUES' CONSTRUCTION SAFETY PROJECT RECEIVES NIOSH GRANT

  7. HOONAKKER, BORNOE, & CARAYON'S HUMAN FACTORS IN COMPUTER & INFORMATION SECURITY (HFCIS) PROJECT RESULTS PRESENTED AT HFES 53RD ANNUAL MEETING

     CQPI's Human Factors in Computers & Information Safety (HFCIS) project results were presented at the HFES 53rd annual meeting on October 19th, 2009.

  8. WIEGMANN RECEIVES BEST PAPER AWARD

    Industrial and System Engineering Associate Professor Douglas Wiegmann received the award for best paper at the annual meeting of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators. 

  9. KARSH TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT MEETING

    Industrial and Systems Engineering Associate Professor Ben-Tzion Karsh has been invited by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT. 

  10. LEE ELECTED MEMBER OF HFES EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

    Industrial and Systems Engineering Professor John D. Lee will begin his duties as a member of the HFES Executive Council at the HFES 53rd Annual Meeting in San Antonio, October 19th-23rd.

  11. CARAYON NAMED FELLOW OF THE INTERNATIONAL ERGONOMICS ASSOCIATION