Learn how the principles of human factors engineering are making equipment and medical devices safer at hospitals. Join the Michigan Usability Professionals Association and the University of Michigan student chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 for the presentation “Making Hospitals Safer” at the VA National Center for Patient Safety (map )from 6PM-8:30PM in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Food and networking begin at 6PM, the program begins at 7PM.
Linda Williams, member of the team at VA National Center for Patient Safety. will talk about how human factors engineering guides the NCPS approach to patient safety and will lead a tour through the hands-on collection.
The event is free, but reservations are requested.