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Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Advertisers

HFES thanks the following organizations for their generous support of the 2018 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care.








Medical and Drug-Delivery Devices Track Sponsor – Continuum




Lanyards Sponsor – Healthcare Human Factors is a design and evaluation agency embedded in one of the largest academic health centers in the world. This provides us unparalleled insights and access to the  clinicians and patients that we design and test for.


Our Services include Regulatory Guidance & Usability Evaluation (FDA, EU), Patient Safety & Mitigation Design, Human Factors-Informed Design, and User Research.



The Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics is a non-profit organization founded in 1990 providing comprehensive professional certification for human factors/
ergonomics practitioners. BCPE is the primary source of credentialed practitioners, providing employers independent verification of competency. The certification provides opportunity for professional development and to demonstrate broad competency in the field of human factors/ergonomics. 


Farm, a Flex company, is a full-service, ISO 13485-certified product development company with over 45 years of experience  providing award-winning development services for medical, life sciences, and consumer healthcare companies. Services include: User Research, Human Factors Engineering, User Interface Design, Industrial Design, Systems Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Software), Usability Testing, Pilot Production Support, and Regulatory Compliance.



OR360 is a human factors research and innovation lab embedded within Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. Our team of experts applies human factors engineering and process improvement principles to understand and design safer and more efficient healthcare systems, processes, and products. Our lab houses an experimental simulation space built to foster creative solutions to complex, surgical care challenges, and offers a unique space in which to experiment and reconfigure interactions between teams, workspace, and equipment for 21st century care.