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Linsey Steege

Human factors engineer who applies engineering concepts, methods, and tools to healthcare systems, nursing in particular, to reduce error, improve working conditions, and reduce costs.

Associate Professor, Nursing; Affiliate Faculty, Industrial and Systems Engineering School of Nursing College of Engineering Work: 608-263-5191 — Home and cell phones available upon request lsteege@wisc.edu Twitter: @linseysteege

Topics

  • Design and integration of technology in healthcare systems, including electronic health record (EHR); tools that prevent medical error; wearable fitness tracking devices
  • Nurse and other healthcare worker fatigue, sleep, burnout, stress, workload, performance, resilience and self-care, safety, well-being
  • Applying engineering concepts, methods, and tools to healthcare systems to reduce error, improve working conditions, reduce costs.
  • Nurse staffing, schedules, shifts, work hours, work environment, work conditions, distractions, interruptions, culture, teamwork, communication
  • Healthcare quality and safety, safety monitoring, error reporting, safety management, safety culture, quality improvement, error prevention

Achievements

  • Appointed Member, Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Steering Committee for Patient Safety Subcommittee for Workforce Safety

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