Clinically Speaking

August 2019

Highlighting the important work of the faculty in the University of Colorado School of Medicine to improve care delivery, clinical quality and patient safety.

Banner image of health care workers for August 2019What factors shape a human-centered environment? In this issue we highlight how some faculty members are modifying technology and systems to work for the people who use them. From a human factors engineer examining environmental cues, to a clinic standardizing workflows and efficiencies, to teamwork focused on building physician resilience and joy, all three articles illustrate how our faculty work together to improve efficiency, complement human strengths and compensate for human shortcomings. We hope you enjoy reading about your colleagues and we look forward to hearing how your department is improving clinical care. 

Anne Fuhlbrigge, MD, MS
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs


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