Horizons Fall 2014—Systems Engineering in Healthcare Technology

Connecting the Dots:  The Value of Systems Engineering in Healthcare Technology

A fundamental change is unfolding in how hospitals and other healthcare facilities function, thanks to the introduction of systems engineering principles.  Systems thinking in healthcare reflects an appreciation for the interconnected and interdependent relationship of medical devices, technology and individuals. Experts believe that adopting a systems approach in healthcare will enhance patient safety, reduce costs for healthcare facilities, and make operations more efficient.

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