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Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety Human Factors tool

29 Jun 2023

The Systems Engineering Initiative for Patient Safety (SEIPS) is one example of sociotechnical human factors model that assists people to illustrate the following three components:

  1. the work system, processes and outcomes
  2. key characteristics or factors of each
  3. how the components affect one another

SEIPS can be used by anyone as a general systems analysis and problem-solving tool.

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Published: 29 Jun 2023 Modified: 29 Jun 2023