Health-Care Symposium covers handoffs, device and facility design, EHRs and health apps, and more

December 13, 2016

The preliminary program for the 2017 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care is now available online. The 2.5-day program features more than 180 presentations by health and safety researchers, policy makers, physicians and other health-care providers, medical device designers, health IT professionals, and biomedical engineers. The symposium will be held March 5-8 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Here's a sampling of presentations in the four topical tracks - Clinical and Consumer Health-Care IT, Hospital Environments, Medical and Drug-Delivery Devices, and Patient Safety Research and Initiatives: is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to