2016 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Shaping the Future

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Program (PDF)
Program Tracks and Committees



The 2016 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Shaping the Future was held April 13–16, 2016, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, California.


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

Many presentations and posters from the symposium are available in the PDF Program.

Symposium Program Tracks

  • Clinical and Consumer Health-Care IT

  • Health-Care Environments

  • Medical and Drug-Delivery Devices

  • Patient Safety Research and Initiatives

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