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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International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Leading the Way

Healthcare Human Factors (HHF) is proud to be part of this year’s International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Leading the Way, between March 16-19 in Chicago. This event, organized by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, provides practical methods, guidelines, and best practices to advance human factors approaches and outcomes in [...]

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Techna Rounds: Finding Empathy–Navigating past the dark side of health technology design

Join Dr. Joseph Cafazzo in this month’s Techna Rounds he explores why so many health technologies fail to reach their full potential, alienating both patients and providers along the way. Navigating past this dark side of health technology toward a better user experience, learn how empathy in design provides an opportunity to empower patients and [...]

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Healthcare Human Factors featured in Canadian Nurse Publication

Healthcare Human Factors has always had great respect for nurses. How rewarding it is to see that respect returned in the most recent issue of Canadian Nurse, a publication by the Canadian Nurses Association. In this feature article, the importance of human factors is emphasized, with the work of HHF highlighted through an interview with [...]

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Registration for CHI 2014 HHF Lab Tour

Healthcare Human Factors, the largest Human Factors team dedicated to healthcare is delighted to invite attendees of CHI 2014  to visit our labs! This will be more than a Lab Tour – you will be immersed in a high fidelity simulated clinical environment and experience first hand how human factors and usability evaluations are conducted [...]

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Don’t mess with the live demo gods

Live demos are always risky. So much can go wrong, and usually does. But I’ve always felt that the success or failure of live demos is preordained. That hard work in preparation would always prevail. I was still brimming with pride from our last live demo at the annual research review a month earlier when [...]

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Hacking Health Toronto 2013

Last weekend, Toronto welcomed the second Hacking Health Toronto event. 42 ideas were pitched by the combined community of healthcare professionals, patients and developers to an audience of 400 at Friday’s opening reception. Over the weekend, 24 teams formed and worked for two days to create working prototypes as solutions to the ideas pitched. Solutions [...]

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Hosting TORCHI – Toronto Region Computer-Human Interaction

We are excited to celebrate World Usability Day by hosting an event to discuss and exchange ideas about human computer interaction and user interface design in healthcare. Please join us at 7pm on Thursday, November 18th at the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation Observations from the Electronic Health Record Journey Digitizing healthcare in Canada continues [...]

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