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HFES thanks the following organizations for their generous support of the 2018 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care.

Sponsors

                    

GOLD SPONSORUL Wiklund Research & Design (UL-Wiklund) is a global human factors consulting group specializing in human factors engineering of medical technology. We offer a comprehensive suite of services to help you develop user-compatible products, systems, and services, including research, UI design and prototyping, usability testing and evaluation, and training and workshops.



           
   

 


GOLD SPONSOR – Ximedica

         


                      
 



The Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics is a non-profit organization founded in 1990 providing comprehensive professional certification for human factors/
ergonomics practitioners. BCPE is the primary source of credentialed practitioners, providing employers independent verification of competency. The certification provides opportunity for professional development and to demonstrate broad competency in the field of human factors/ergonomics. 

         




Medical and Drug-Delivery Devices Track Sponsor – Continuum is a global innovation design firm. We design products, services, and experiences that improve people’s lives, in small and large ways, while taking our clients’ businesses into the future.

           

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Lanyards Sponsor – Healthcare Human Factors is a design and evaluation agency embedded in one of the largest academic health centers in the world. This provides us unparalleled insights and access to the  clinicians and patients that we design and test for. Our Services include Regulatory Guidance & Usability Evaluation (FDA, EU), Patient Safety & Mitigation Design, Human Factors-Informed Design, and User Research.

Advertisers

                   

Farm, a Flex company, is a full-service, ISO 13485-certified product development company with over 45 years of experience  providing award-winning development services for medical, life sciences, and consumer healthcare companies. Services include: User Research, Human Factors Engineering, User Interface Design, Industrial Design, Systems Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Software), Usability Testing, Pilot Production Support, and Regulatory Compliance.

Exhibitors

            

 

The Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics is a non-profit organization founded in 1990 providing comprehensive professional certification for human factors/
ergonomics practitioners. BCPE is the primary source of credentialed practitioners, providing employers independent verification of competency. The certification provides opportunity for professional development and to demonstrate broad competency in the field of human factors/ergonomics. 

 

                 

The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), performs an essential public health task by making sure that safe and effective drugs are available to improve the health of people in the United States.  CDER’s Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology (OSE) is responsible for monitoring the safety and ensuring the safe use of drugs and therapeutic biologics used by the American people.  The Division of Medication Error Prevention and Analysis (DMEPA) is a division of OSE.  DMEPA’s mission is to increase the safe use of drug products by minimizing use error that is related to the naming, labeling, packaging, or design of drug products. 

 

                   

 

Farm, a Flex company, is a full-service, ISO 13485-certified product development company with over 45 years of experience  providing award-winning development services for medical, life sciences, and consumer healthcare companies. Services include: User Research, Human Factors Engineering, User Interface Design, Industrial Design, Systems Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Software), Usability Testing, Pilot Production Support, and Regulatory Compliance.
 

                   

 

Morgan & Claypool Publishers is an independent publisher of digital-first scholarly eBooks (“Lectures”) launching a new series in Human Factors and Ergonomics. Each Lecture in its Synthesis digital library is a 75–150 page concise overview of an important research or development topic or technique, authored by an expert contributor to the field.
 

                 

OR360 is a human factors research and innovation lab embedded within Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. Our team of experts applies human factors engineering and process improvement principles to understand and design safer and more efficient healthcare systems, processes, and products. Our lab houses an experimental simulation space built to foster creative solutions to complex, surgical care challenges, and offers a unique space in which to experiment and reconfigure interactions between teams, workspace, and equipment for 21st century care.