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EHR Usability Testing

EMR Usability Testing

Our EHR usability testing methodology is consistent with the ONC’s safety-enhanced design criteria for certified EHR technology.

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Human Factors Support for FDA 510K Submissions


Our formative usability test and validation methods are aligned with the FDA’s recent Draft Guidance on Human Factors Engineering, as well as other established international standards.

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Medly: Managing Chronic Conditions


The Medly suite of apps is the future of complex chronic disease management, empowering patients to take control of their conditions.

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Loop: Connecting Patients and their Care Team


Effective communication across care teams continues to challenge healthcare delivery, despite the proliferation of information communication technology in our daily lives.

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Varuna Prakash talks to HHF about the perils of interruptions

We recently got a chance to sit down with former HHF teammate, Varuna Prakash, to talk about her article, Mitigating errors caused
 by interruptions during medication verification and administration: interventions in a simulated ambulatory chemotherapy setting, selected among BMJ Quality Safety’s top 10 articles of 2014. HHF: First of all, congratulations on having your article [...]

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Registered Nurses Needed for Infusion Pump Usability Evaluation – Receive $300

Healthcare Human Factors at Toronto General Hospital is conducting a paid usability study to evaluate a smart pump, and is in need of Registered Nurses to participate in a training session and usability study session in order to evaluate the pump. This is to ensure the design of the pump satisfies clinical and workflow requirements. [...]

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What we are doing for Ebola

By: Stefano Gelmi Over the last few months, I’ve been working with Tracey and Chris on supporting a few initiatives in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC). We began by running usability sessions to evaluate personal protective equipment (PPE) at three of the major hospitals in Toronto (UHN, SickKids, [...]

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Primary Care Physicians and Psychiatry Residents Needed: Receive $75

Healthcare Human Factors at Toronto General Hospital is conducting a usability study to evaluate a smart phone app for psychiatry in primary care, and is in need of primary care physicians and/or psychiatry residents to participate in the study. The app is an information source for physicians, and as a screening tool for gathering patient [...]

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