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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 
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Welcome to the website of the Board on Human-Systems Integration (BOHSI). The Board provides new perspectives on theoretical and methodological issues concerning the relationship of individuals and organizations to technology and the environment, identifies critical issues in the design, test, evaluation, and use of new human-centered technologies, and gives advice on the research needed to expand the scientific and technical bases for designing technology to support the needs of its users.

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Upcoming Events

Three public sessions will be held in conjunction with this meeting.

BOHSI Bi-Annual Meeting 

(September 17—12:00-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time)

Location: Beckman Center of the National Academies 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA. 

Public Agenda 

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Seminar on Cybersecurity and the Role of Automation
(September 18—8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time)

Public Agenda

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Seminar on Tools for Assessing Individual, Team, and Population Performance:
HSI for Healthcare Delivery

(September 18—1:30-5:30 p.m. Pacific Time)

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October 27-31, 2014: HFES Annual Meeting
Location: Chicago, Illinois


Join BOHSI in a session that will discuss the application of human-systems integration (HSI) to the issue of safe patient handling.  The session will take place on October 28 (1:30 - 3:00 p.m.) at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.

More Information about the BOHSI session

More Information about BOHSI's 2013 Planning Meeting on Safe Patient Handling and Mobility
 
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Summer 2014 News from BOHSI

Summer 2014 NewsletterFind out more about recent and upcoming activities of the Board on Human-Systems Integration in the latest edition of our our newsletter.

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