International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: A Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Event


The International Symposium will expand your knowledge of human factors/ergonomics applied to health-care devices, environments, and end-users:

  • Get insights on the latest science and best practices
  • Understand innovations in the safety of health-care providers and patients
  • Sharpen the focus of your HF/E initiatives
  • Improve your regulatory approaches

The Health Care Symposium offers leading human factors experts, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, biomedical engineers, health-care providers, FDA representatives, and patient safety researchers the opportunity to share knowledge and find solutions for issues and challenges in health-care. The symposium is organized into four program tracks:

  • Consumer and Clinical Health-Care IT
  • Health-Care Environments
  • Medical and Drug-Delivery Devices
  • Patient Safety Research and Initiatives

It also features workshops, presentations, and interactive posters in a format that allows for interaction and exchange among participants and presenters.