Written July 24, 2017 By Heather Thompson
The IDSA Patient Safety Task Force has given itself a critical mission to solve the “medical error crisis” in the United States. The task force proposes to engage in strategic problem solving through creative system design, UX and the visual communication skills of industrial designers.
Sean Hägen – who chairs the task force and IDSA’s Medical Special Interest Section and serves as Sections VP on IDSA’s Board of Directors – recently gave a webinar to describe how he and other task force members envision producing measurable change.
The mission statement is straightforward: The IDSA Patient Safety Task Force is to design a multifaceted strategic plan to enable healthcare service providers to minimize medical error, or preventable iatrogenic adverse events, in the United States – ultimately impacting global healthcare. The task force will propose to the IDSA Board a strategy that leverages industrial design methods for systems design and visualizes how strategic initiatives will impact the healthcare industry once implemented.Read More
Are you a member of IDSA? Watch Sean’s webinar!