Designing a more
healthcare system

The Healthcare Human Factors Lab at Emory University uses human factors methods to improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of healthcare delivery.


About Us

Embedded within Emory University Hospital, we collaborate with dedicated healthcare workers and a cross-disciplinary team of Emory faculty and staff.

Our Approach

Pioneering new research methods
to simulate and study complex healthcare scenarios

Conducting usability evaluations to guide procurement decisions and inform design

Developing safe and effective processes that protect healthcare workers and enhance patient care

Implementing design-based improvements and training healthcare workers in human factors methods


Making the
bedside safer

Using high-fidelity simulations of in-patient care tasks to identify gaps in infection prevention and control practices.


Connect with our team to learn
how we can work together