HOFMI - Human and Organisational Factors of Medical Informatics

Main Objectives

  • To establish a network of researchers and practitioners interested in the role of human and organisational factors in the use of healthcare technologies.

  • To organise workshops, panels and tutorials dedicated to this topic at the Medical Informatics Europe (MIE) conference and other events.

  • To disseminate knowledge about the role of human and organisational factors in the use of healthcare technologies through various activities, including journal publications.

  • To support exchange and discussion between researchers and practitioners as well as European collaborations.

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Future activities

  • The next MIE will be held in Munich as part of HEC 2016: Health – Exploring Complexity, An Interdisciplinary Systems Approach. The conference will take place 28 August to 2 September 2016. We will have a number of HOFMI-related activities at the conference, including a workshop in collaboration with the EVAL working group on 'Mixed Methods Evaluations for Understanding Impact on Patient Outcomes and Work Practice' and a panel session on 'Healthcare Complexity from a Human Factors Perspective'. Please watch this space for details of when and where.

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