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Our formative usability test and validation methods are aligned with the FDA’s recent Draft Guidance on Human Factors Engineering, as well as other established international standards.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

Are you a designer looking to work on projects that have sustainable impact? Do you get the feeling that you could be making something more important than a brand website or photo sharing app? Healthcare Human Factors (HHF) currently has an opening for a UI designer with the opportunity to work on projects that make [...]

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Job Posting: Manager, Healthcare Human Factors (1 year contract)

Job Overview This position is responsible for the financial, research and operational viability of Healthcare Human Factors department. It is a 1 year contract to start. Responsibilities Supports the Senior HF Manager in leading the operations of Healthcare Human Factors, and acts as the point of contact for all activities of the team Ensures operational [...]

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HHF contributes to new book on fieldwork in healthcare

Check out the new book called Fieldwork for Healthcare: Case studies investigating human factors in computing systems, with contributions from a number of HHF team members. Available here on Amazon, this book brings together experienced researchers to share their stories and experiences through different case studies. We are exceptionally proud of HHF team members Anjum [...]

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Patients and Caregivers Needed – Receive $100

Healthcare Human Factors at the University Health Network is conducting an evaluation and needs patients who have received medical treatment via an infusion pump, and/or their caregivers to participate. The one-on-one evaluation will require participants to step through tasks with the pump mock-ups and screens and provide input regarding their experience and how the design should [...]

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