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Tweets from #IEHF – Patient & Healthcare Provider Safety event

The IEHF healthcare SIG hosted the Patient & Healthcare Provider Safety Symposium in London on Monday 25 November 2013. IEHF = Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors SIG = Special Interest Group. Ann Blandford (@annblandford), Chris Vincent (@chris_vincent_1) and Gerrit … Continue reading

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[Symposium, London] IEHF Healthcare SIG – Patient & Healthcare Provider Safety symposium, Mon 25 Nov 2013

The IEHF* healthcare SIG will host a Patient & Healthcare Provider Safety Symposium in London on Monday 25 November 2013. CHI+MED’s Ann Blandford and Chris Vincent (from UCL) and Gerrit Niezen (from Swansea University) will also be presenting at the … 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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[Free event] Ann Blandford will be talking on “engineering for human wellbeing” in London, 3 July 2013, 6pm.

Ann Blandford will be talking as part of a series of events hosted at UCL, on engineering for wellbeing. 18.00 Wednesday 3rd July 2013 Roberts G06, Engineering Front Building, UCL, Torrington Place Followed by a reception in the Roberts Foyer … Continue reading

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“When is a medical error a crime?” Ann Blandford on just culture and “Collateral Damage” #ptsafety

“I find the idea of a “just culture” compelling. It is not a simple agenda, because it involves balancing learning with blame, giving a sophisticated notion of accountability. It clearly places the onus for ensuring safety at an organisational / … 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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