Featured Projects

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Our formative usability test and validation methods are aligned with the FDA’s recent Draft Guidance on Human Factors Engineering, as well as other established international standards.

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Human Factors 101

A lesson in patient safety

Learn about introductory and advanced Human Factors principles and processes as they relate to healthcare systems, medical device design and regulatory standards.

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<30 Days - a mobile app to improve heart health


The <30 Days app helps users identify and rank their heart health risk factors and provides daily challenges over the course of 30 days. Our team applied a user-centered design process to inform app development.

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Design Guidelines for Clinical Coding

Coding at the point of care

Designing user interfaces such that they allow primary health care providers to enter coded data at the point of care in a seamless and intuitive manner has been a tremendous challenge. Canada Health Infoway engaged Healthcare Human Factors to develop design guidelines to address this gap.

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CMAJ Article: Taking Control of Medical Apps

Our work on building mobile solutions that allow for improved patient self-care was highlighted in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) article. Our iterative process includes piloting and running trials of the solution with patients and their care team to evaluate the interventions. The specific intervention mentioned in the CMAJ article, is our work on [...]

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CHI 2014 Panel on The Meaning of Design in Healthcare

As part of HHF’s involvement in the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), preparations are well underway for our upcoming Lab Tour. Here, participants will have the opportunity to experience the work we do in a simulated clinical environment, and much more. Additionally,  HHF is pleased to participate in a CHI panel called The Meaning of [...]

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Seeking a UI Design Intern (Summer term)

Human Factors UI Design Intern Job Overview: Are you a design student with an interest in healthcare? Can you can create stunning and unique design solutions? Are you an advocate for good design, with an interest in User Centered Design approach? We are currently looking for a talented designer to join our User Interface design [...]

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Symptom Management App Study – Participants Needed – Receive $75

Healthcare Human Factors is looking for feedback on a prototype of a mobile app to help cancer patients manage their symptoms. We are looking for participants that fit the following criteria: Currently undergoing treatments for cancer in Ontario, OR Have been treated for cancer in the past 5 years in Ontario Familiar with / own [...]

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