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Scott Openshaw

Scott Openshaw

Scott Openshaw, Ph.D., is a Senior Human Factors Engineer at Continuum, a global design and innovation consultancy.

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Hospitals by design: Solving the problem of medical information overload

Hospitals by design: Solving the problem of medical information overload

March 8, 2013 7:07 am by | 0 Comments

Hospital environments are stressful scenes: blaring alarms, beeping machines, busy monitors, and endless tubes and wires all vie for doctors’ and nurses’ attention and overload their senses. “Alarm fatigue,” the…