Category Archives: interesting papers

Can Standards and Regulations Keep Up With Health Technologies? – new Viewpoint article in JMIR mHealth uHealth

Following the publication of their Viewpoint article (Open Access) in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, JMIR mHealth uHealth, CHI+MED researchers Chris Vincent and Katarzyna Stawarz from UCL’s Interaction Centre have written the blog post below to introduce it. The … Continue reading

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Book giveaway: 5 copies of ‘Fieldwork for Healthcare’ (Vol 1) to be won, thanks to @MorganClaypool (publishers)

CHI+MED staff from UCL’s Interaction Centre (UCLIC) have co-edited and contributed chapters to a new book called Fieldwork for Healthcare: case studies investigating human factors in computing systems, published by Morgan & Claypool – who’ve kindly made 5 copies available … Continue reading

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Interesting paper: “It’s all about communication” – human factors and ergonomics in medical device design

by Chris Vincent, UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC) Applied Ergonomics Paper: It’s All About Communication: Christopher Vincent, Yunqiu Li, Ann Blandford Working TOGETHER When it comes to the design of medical technology, going it alone is rarely an option. Getting a … Continue reading

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Home haemodialysis and distributed cognition – new CHI+MED paper published

This paper was recently published by the journal “Cognition, Technology & Work”. Coping with complexity in home hemodialysis: a fresh perspective on time as a medium of Distributed Cognition Atish Rajkomar, Ann Blandford and Astrid Mayer. The existing literature on … Continue reading

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Children with cancer: medication errors in the home (via @trishagreenhalgh @DrAnnaLCox)

This paper looks at medication errors in an at-home setting, in children with cancer who are receiving medication from parents or guardians. “As home medication use increases, medications previously managed by nurses are now managed by patients and their families. … Continue reading

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