AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Patient Safety Learning Labs (PSLL)
The AHRQ Patient Safety Learning Lab integrates healthcare safety, information technology, systems engineering, and human factors expertise to develop tools that engage patients, family, and professional care team members in real-time, reliable identification, assessment, and reduction of patient safety threats before they manifest in actual harm.
HSyE is a leading research organization that utilizes systems engineering (SE) methodologies in healthcare to improve processes with a focus on patient safety and quality of care. HSyE has been a PI or co-PI on 4 of the 30 AHRQ Patient Safety Learning Labs using SE to understand the problem, prototype solutions, and evaluate/implement solutions.