Professor Bob Wears -"The Rise and Fall of Patient Safety"

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Professor Bob Wears - ‘The Rise and Fall of Patient Safety’

WHEN: Tuesday 3rd May 2016

11:00 Registration and coffee in the foyer.

11.15: Introduction Prof. Sue Hignett

11.30 Prof Robert L Wears, MD, MS, PhD

‘The Rise and Fall of Patient Safety’

12.30: Expert Panel discussion
Human Factors in healthcare: firefighting to culture change’

  • Chair: Prof. Sue Hignett
  • Prof. Bob Wears,
  • Dr Ian Randle (President, Chartered Institute Ergonomics & Human Factors)
  • Miss Moira Durbridge (Director of Safety & Risk, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust)
  • Dr Jay Banerjee (Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Associate Medical Director for Clinical Quality & Improvement University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust; Clinical Advisor, East Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative; Health Foundation/ IHI Quality Improvement Fellow; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Health Sciences, University of Leicester)
  • Tracy Coates from NHS Litigation Authority

13.00 Lunch

13.45 Close

Biography

Dr Wears is an emergency physician, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida, and Visiting Professor in the Clinical Safety Research Unit at Imperial College London.His further training includes a Master’s in computer science, a 1 year research sabbatical focused on psychology and human factors in safety at Imperial College, London, followed by a PhD in industrial safety under Professor Erik Hollnagel from Mines ParisTech (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris). He serves on the board of directors of the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation, and multiple editorial boards, including Annals of Emergency Medicine, Human Factors and Ergonomics, the Journal of Patient Safety, and the International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine. He has co-edited three books, Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine, Resilient Health Care, and The Resilience of Everyday Clinical Work, and is working on two more, including a social/intellectual history of healthcare safety. His research interests include technical work studies, resilience engineering, and patient safety as a social movement. His research papers and commentaries have appeared in JAMA, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Safety Science, BMJ Quality & Safety, Cognition Technology & Work, Applied Ergonomics, and Reliability Engineering & Safety Science. His work has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, the National Institute of General Medicine, the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, and the Army Research Laboratory.


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