2018 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care

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

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

Program Tracks

Clinical and Consumer Health-Care IT Track

Hospital Environments Track

Medical and Drug-Delivery Devices Track

Patient Safety Research and Initiatives Track

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

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