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2018 Health-Care Symposium

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The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society invites you to attend the 2018 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care to be held March 26–28 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts.


 

The 2018 Symposium will offer cutting-edge presentations, posters, and workshops on emerging issues in health-care human factors and the challenges facing us in the near future.

Program Tracks

  • Clinical and Consumer Health-Care IT
  • Hospital Environments
  • Medical and Drug-Delivery Devices
  • Patient Safety Research and Initiatives
Advance your knowledge in:
  • The latest science in human factors as it applies to health-care delivery, medical and drug-delivery device design and health-care applications
  • Practical and actionable methods and techniques
  • Key guidelines and regulations for obtaining market approval
  • Best practices for training, design, validating, surveying and more
Attendees will have an unparalleled opportunity to cross-network and discuss real-world examples and experiences with a broad range of fellow professionals, including:
  • Health-care providers and hospital administrators
  • Pharmaceutical and medical device company representatives
  • HF/E professionals
  • Policy makers and regulators
  • Industrial designers
  • Biomedical engineers
  • Medical device consultants
  • Health and safety researchers
  • Patient safety advocates
  • Product managers

Questions?
For more information about the symposium, contact Symposium Cochairs Dr. Anthony D. Andre (andre@interface-analysis.com) or Dr. Joe Keebler (keeblerj@erau.edu).

STAY UP TO DATE ON HUMAN FACTORS ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE
The HFES Health Care Technical Group is a group of actively involved professionals in human factors/ergonomics and related fields who are engaged in research and practice areas covering a broad range of health care topics. Join the HCTG to participate in discussions via the group's list server and LinkedIn site, and to help to develop the health care technical program for HFES Annual Meetings. Annual dues are only $4, and membership in HFES is not required.

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