Category Archives: health / medical

AMIA webinar w Dr Dom Furniss from @UCLIC on medical device design & distributed cognition

Edited 10 March 2015 UK time updated to reflect Daylight Savings Time Dom Furniss, from the UCL Interaction Centre who works on both the CHI+MED and Eclipse projects, will be giving a webinar on 12 March 2015 at 1pm-2.30pm EST … Continue reading

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MHRA news: Committee on the Safety of Devices (CSD) now Devices Expert Advisory Committee (DEAC), has new chair

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has appointed a chair to its recently created Devices Expert Advisory Committee (DEAC) which replaces the Committee on the Safety of Devices (CSD). The creation of the new DEAC was announced on … Continue reading

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Call for submissions – we’re having a symposium on interactive medical devices in Reading (UK) in June

Patient Safety with Interactive Medical Devices: a multi-disciplinary symposium Reading, UK; 24th–25th June 2015 http://www.chi-med.ac.uk/symposium2015/ The aim of the symposium is to bring together researchers and practitioners working in the area of patient safety and interactive medical devices (for example … Continue reading

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Patient Safety resources online – and how you can add yours, via @CHAIN_Network #ptsafety #patientsafety

There are over 2,000 subscribers to the Patient Safety sub-group of CHAIN (Contact, Help, Advice and Information Network, it’s free to join) and CHAIN has taken the opportunity to (a) highlight resources that are already available on this topic and … Continue reading

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[London, 18 Nov, FREE] The App-othecary: is the future of medicine calling? #AMSapp via @oopsohno

This is a free public event organised by the Academy of Medical Sciences and taking place at Somerset House, Aldwych, Strand tomorrow evening from 7.30 until 9pm, as part of the ‘Makerversity‘ series of events. You can also follow the … Continue reading

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NICE has two consultations on medicines (optimisation; care homes)

NICE (the National Institute for Care and Health Excellence) has a couple of consultations that may be of interest to readers of the CHI+MED blog. Details below and you can also sign up to receive notification of NICE’s other newsletters … Continue reading

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Habit-forming: don’t forget to take your pills, and how do you remember them?

Update – now with added video, see below (at end) Katarzyna Stawarz, a PhD student from UCLIC (UCL Interaction Centre), has been investigating the way in which smartphone apps can help people to form habits that help them remember to … Continue reading

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