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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Our formative usability test and validation methods are aligned with the FDA’s recent Draft Guidance on Human Factors Engineering, as well as other established international standards.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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Healthcare Human Factors at HIMSS15

By: Carleene Bañez This week, I will be flying out to Chicago to attend HIMSS15, an annual conference and exhibition that showcases the latest technologies and trends in health IT. With over 35,000 attendees from all over the world, including health IT professionals, clinicians, hospital executives, and IT vendors, HIMSS15 is a hallmark event for [...]

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A Day in the Life

By John McArdle Hi! It’s John, the Design Lead here at Healthcare Human Factors. I’d like to take a few moments to share an approach that we’ve been using on some of our mobile and interactive projects. Internally, we call this technique TODE, which is an acronym for Time of Day Exercise. We employ this [...]

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UX of Healthcare.gov revisited – Let’s test it!

By Peter Weinstein With the upcoming end of the 2014-15 enrolment period on healthcare.gov and my recent move to Durham, North Carolina (“The City of Medicine”), I was keenly interested in how Healthcare.gov 2.0 fared. First, a refresher: Healthcare.gov is a US Federal Government website that allows individuals (in 37 states) to purchase health insurance under [...]

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HHF Contributes to Communication Standards for Diabetes Devices

More than 300,000 Canadians live with Type 1 Diabetes; worldwide, incidence is on the rise too. There is nothing you can do to prevent T1D and nothing you can do to get rid of it. For these reasons, advancements in health technologies to enhance diabetes management hold much promise. Technologies like artificial pancreas systems and [...]

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