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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Kevin J. Leonard Award

The Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, home of Healthcare Human Factors, is pleased to host the first presentation of the Kevin J. Leonard Award on Tuesday, May 27. Please join us as we recognize an outstanding student from the University of Toronto’s Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation who has furthered the cause of [...]

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Medly: A Chronic Disease Management Platform

If you suffer from a chronic condition and need a better symptom management solution, there’s an app for that! But what if you suffer from 2 or more chronic conditions, making your self-care complex? Enter Medly. A suite of applications focused on helping patients with chronic disease to better manage their conditions while at home. [...]

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