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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Homecare Nurses Needed – Receive $100

Healthcare Human Factors at the University Health Network is conducting a pump evaluation and needs homecare nurses who have experience setting up and programming infusion pumps to participate in this one-on-one evaluation. The evaluation will require nurse participants to step through tasks with the pump mock-ups and screens and provide input regarding their experience and [...]

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HHF Attends 4th Annual MedEdge Summit

Healthcare Human Factors (HHF) was pleased to participate in the fourth annual MedEdge Summit, themed Experience the Journey: Innovations in Personalized Medicine. MedEdge aims to advance life science ideas, connections and innovation into commercial success. This year, entrepreneurs, investors, universities and colleges, and government economic development agencies were brought together to celebrate innovation in Ontario [...]

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12/13 Annual Report: From Patients to People

The Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, home to HHF, is pleased to share their newly published 12/13 Annual Report: From Patients to People.

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Why Invest in Design?

HHF Executive Director Dr. Joseph Cafazzo is joined by other industry leaders in a series of interviews exploring why organizations like HHF invest in design. Why Invest in Design? from DIAC on Vimeo. These interviews are part of a larger research project examining the impacts and benefits of investing in design. This research, by the [...]

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Digital interaction on App designed to control excessive drinking

When you notice that alcohol is starting to affect your life and relationships, it is often a conflicted and stressful time resisting the urges. In May 2014, the World Health Organization released a report that showed Canadians drink more than the global average, with 23 per cent of drinkers engaging in binge drinking. Can we [...]

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Innovative & Responsive Asthma Symptom Management: breathe

True to our mission, our work on the design and development of the breathe app focuses on enabling patients to better manage their asthma conditions and seamlessly connect with their providers. The responsive design of breathe allows users to manage their symptoms at home or on-the-go, as it is accessible on a variety of mobile, [...]

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