Tag Archives: human factors

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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Who remembers ‘The Human Factor’ exhibiton at the Science Museum, London, 1999?

I came across this picture, while having a look at what Flickr’s Creative Commons pool of photos has for “human factors”. It’s a photograph taken of an exhibition at the Science Museum, developed by Tim Hunkin, Sarah Angliss and Will … Continue reading

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Human Factors ‘How to guide’ – resources from @ClinicalHF

The Clinical Human Factors Group (@ClinicalHF on Twitter) have published the second volume of their ‘How to’ guide to implementing human factors in healthcare. The first volume was published in 2009 – click on either of the pictures below to … Continue reading

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“Patient & Healthcare Provider Safety” one-day symposium from @ukiehf, London 25 Nov 2013 via @DomFurniss

Patient & Healthcare Provider Safety 25 November 2013 At NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations), 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL [Google Map] A one day symposium organised by the Healthcare Special Interest Group of the IEHF (Institute of … Continue reading

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Improving Wikipedia’s human factors articles, an idea from @danielpjenkins via @UKIEHF’s Ergonomist mag

Whenever people search for a word or phrase the chances are that Wikipedia pages appear in the top results of the search engine page. In their 2011 blog post “Wikipedia and the changing world of online cancer information” Cancer Research … Continue reading

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A nice post on human factors and how they apply to healthcare, from @aami_connect

From the AAMI’s blog: “We are extraordinarily grateful that awareness of human factors (HF) has been growing in the healthcare community. For example, the FDA’s inclusion of HF requirements in its 510(k) licensing processing was a landmark event recognizing that … Continue reading

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