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Time is Muscle

Toward a patient-centered approach to diagnosing heart attacks at the point of care

Research Prototyping

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Bladder Control pamphlet

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Known Risk Analysis


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Blood Glucose Monitoring System Expert Review


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Applying Hierarchical Task Analysis to Medication Administration Errors


The systematic human error reduction and prediction approach, or SHERPA, can be applied to the task of administering drugs to hospital patients. Human error identification techniques have been used in high-risk environments for some time. Drugs administration is a complex and risky process with many opportunities for error. The purpose of using SHERPA is to identify where in the process errors occur and to suggest the most suitable design solutions to mitigate these errors. Read more...

Signal Detection Theory in Healthcare


One of the most obvious applications of signal detection theory in healthcare is when it is applied to diagnosing disease. In a talk given by Dr. Cosmic during my ENP-109, Medical Technology Development with Michael Wiklund, Cosmic described a PET scan procedure that was used to find cancer in patients. Read more...

To Automate or Not to Automate: Risks and Rewards


Physicians just don't have the resources to meet the business requirements to deliver healthcare and deliver the best healthcare to their patients. Read more...



Welcome! I'm glad you're here. I created this blog for two reasons: to keep a record of some of the thoughts and inspirations that pass through my head an occupy my days, and to share these with folks that might be interested, like yourself. Read more...