17 November 2007 - 9:00am
Good usability in healthcare can mean the difference between life and death. Whether it’s new medical devices or technologies; drug research, approval, or delivery; patient forms or medical record sharing; emergency disaster planning; increasing the functionality of hospitals; or everyday healthcare delivery, everyone is affected by usability in healthcare.
8 November 2007 - 8:30am
MSU Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting and the Michigan Usability Professionals' Association (MI-UPA) joined over 170 other locations in 35 countries to promote World Usability Day. This was also MSU's Fifth Annual Usability & Accessibility Event. The event was aimed at industry professionals, academics, government officials, and students.
7 November 2007 - 9:00am
The 3rd Annual World Usability Day New England conference took place on November 8, 2007 as part of the Usability Professionals Organization’s World Usability Day. Events were held in over 23 countries around the world with the goal of increasing awareness about the importance of usability and user-centered design.
3 November 2007 - 10:00am
On Saturday November 10th, 2007, usability volunteers will guide Saint Louis Science Center guests through various hands-on activities that illustrate the issues and science of usability in healthcare. In addition, brief presentations will be given throughout the day providing insight and real-world examples of usability in healthcare. Among the exhibits will be: