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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 3 (2012), Issue 3, Pages 391-414
Research Article

Applying System Engineering to Pharmaceutical Safety

Nancy Leveson,1 Matthieu Couturier,1 John Thomas,1 Meghan Dierks,2 David Wierz,5 Bruce M. Psaty,3 and Stan Finkelstein1,4

1Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
2Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
3Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
4Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
5Independent Consultant, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Received 1 December 2011; Accepted 1 March 2012

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