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Adherence to Personal Health Devices: A Case Study in Diabetes Management [article]

Sudip Vhaduri, Temiloluwa Prioleau
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This work contributes to the literature on the design of context-aware systems that can leverage data-driven approaches to understand factors that influence non-wearing behavior.  ...  Therefore, adherence to personal health devices is critical. This paper takes a data mining approach to study continuous glucose monitor use in diabetes management.  ...  This paper focuses on a case study of adherence to PHDs in diabetes care for two key reasons. Firstly, diabetes is the 7 th leading cause of death and it affects up to 9.4% of people in the U.S.  ... 
arXiv:2006.04947v1 fatcat:u2sksu5ojbbcrlahdslkzeivge

User-Informed Medical Device Development: A Case Study for Pediatric Malnutrition Assessment

Kristi Thaete, Kasey Rowzer, Karen Stephens, Susan M. Abdel-Rahman
2019 Global Pediatric Health  
This study examines the usability of a device that provides MUAC and corresponding z score range in a single device. Methods. This was a single-center study of nutrition services providers.  ...  Survey data were analyzed in aggregate and cross-tabulated by the respondents' experience with the device. Thematic analysis of the open-ended responses followed a structured approach. Results.  ...  This study was designed to examine the usability and performance characteristics of this device in a realworld clinical setting while recording user perceptions and comments to inform device refinement  ... 
doi:10.1177/2333794x19861575 pmid:31360739 pmcid:PMC6636220 fatcat:f7y7nbc2ozbjxlwz5zfttp5p4u

7 Themes for guiding situated ergonomic assessments of medical devices: A case study of an inpatient glucometer

Dominic Furniss, Paolo Masci, Paul Curzon, Astrid Mayer, Ann Blandford
2014 Applied Ergonomics  
This paper reports results of a detailed case study that focuses on the design and use of a modern blood glucose meter on an oncology ward.  ...  There is relatively little guidance on the situated ergonomic assessment of medical devices, and few case studies that detail this type of evaluation.  ...  This work is part of the CHIþMED: Multidisciplinary Com-putereHuman Interaction research for the design and safe use of interactive medical devices project, supported by the UK Engineering and Physical  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2014.05.012 pmid:24953286 fatcat:f7ypzmaxyvaw7fuvtsj5u4pzgu

Early decision-analytic modeling – a case study on vascular closure devices

Alina Brandes, Moritz F. Sinner, Stefan Kääb, Wolf H. Rogowski
2015 BMC Health Services Research  
Methods: The objective is to assess the feasibility of value-based pricing and product design for a hypothetical vascular closure device in the pre-clinical stage which aims at decreasing bleeding events  ...  A deterministic decision-analytic model was developed to estimate the cost-effectiveness of established vascular closure devices from the perspective of the Statutory Health Insurance system.  ...  methodological advice considering the model structure.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-015-1118-3 pmid:26507131 pmcid:PMC4624700 fatcat:c7nnml6plzbz7cwiwk2bo6wl2q

A User - Requirements Approach In Medical Devices Maintenance System Development: A Case Study From An Industry Perspective

Manar AlJazzazi, Mohammed Rawashdeh, Tariq Alshawaheen, Aktham Malkawi
2013 Zenodo  
The goal of this paper is to present a method for specification of user requirements in the medical devices maintenance process.  ...  These technology and verification rules can be implemented in Medical devices maintenance management process to the maintenance process.  ...  device design, poor usability, human error and patient safety.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1071435 fatcat:arz6m2572zhhtnwn3o7a6ey6ay

Integrating the results of user research into medical device development: insights from a case study

Jennifer L Martin, Julie Barnett
2012 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
It is well established that considering users is an important aspect of medical device development.  ...  However it is also well established that there are numerous barriers to successfully conducting user research and integrating the results into product development.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge support of this work through the MATCH Programme (EPSRC Grant GR/S29874/01), although the views expressed are entirely their own.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-74 pmid:22812565 pmcid:PMC3444354 fatcat:dwklflvsrzfzbairnt2dtjrr4a

A user-centred approach to requirements elicitation in medical device development: A case study from an industry perspective

Jennifer L. Martin, Daniel J. Clark, Stephen P. Morgan, John A. Crowe, Elizabeth Murphy
2012 Applied Ergonomics  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors acknowledge support of this work through the MATCH Program (EPSRC Grant  ...  of a medical device had potentially contributed to the incident (Boakes et al. 2008 ).  ...  This study aims to contribute to such a body of work.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2011.05.002 pmid:21636072 fatcat:7yrgmwu76jfz7nuxvqfvnfzazu

An Acceptability Study Of A Personal Portable Device Storing Critical Health Information To Ensure Treatment Continuity Of Home-Dwelling Older Adults In Case Of A Disaster

Andreas Hein Willius, Marisa Torres Hidalgo, Pablo Arroyo Zuñiga, Margarita Quezada Venegas, Christián Arriagada Díaz, Eduardo Valenzuela Abarca, Ernesto San Martín Gutierrez, Paula Bedregal García
2019 Patient Preference and Adherence  
The present study explores the end-user acceptability of DEPPAS in order to inform the next design stages of the device.  ...  GPS, medication reminders) that could significantly contribute to improving health management in disaster situations.  ...  The present study explores the end-user acceptability of DEPPAS in order to inform the next design stages of the device.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ppa.s218232 pmid:31806942 pmcid:PMC6850675 fatcat:raf7a2lwn5debkhrk3kawyqm3i

A case study on integrating contextual information with analytical usability evaluation

A. BLANDFORD, G. RUGG
2002 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
The use of 'negative scenarios' as a means of assessing the severity of usability findings is introduced.  ...  The study was conducted in conjunction with an ongoing industrial design project.  ...  Acknowledgements We are grateful to Alan Jones, Jane Barlow and Peter Morris of Domino, and staff at Jacob Kraft Suchard for their co-operation in this study, and to Harold Thimbleby, Saul Greenberg, Kent  ... 
doi:10.1006/ijhc.2002.1013 fatcat:b3blejg5fzc2pf4isntt42dkhm

Communication and Security Trade-Offs for Battery-Powered Devices: A Case Study on Wearable Medical Sensor Systems

Jori Winderickx, Pierre Bellier, Patrick Duflot, Nele Mentens
2021 IEEE Access  
INTRODUCTION The hospital of the future consists of a multitude of interconnected devices that monitor the health of the patients and send medical sensor data to a server that interfaces with the Electronic  ...  Since these devices are battery-powered, it is important to minimize their energy consumption. Both the processing and the communication of data contribute to the energy consumption.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3075980 fatcat:uz7ot3hakzb4rguf353m3xiwz4

Improving Patient Safety with X-Ray and Anesthesia Machine Ventilator Synchronization: A Medical Device Interoperability Case Study [chapter]

David Arney, Julian M. Goldman, Susan F. Whitehead, Insup Lee
2010 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
medical device systems by implementing a solution to a clinical use case requiring interoperability.  ...  medical device systems by implementing a solution to a clinical use case requiring interoperability  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank the following people who were involved in creating the x-ray ventilator synchronization demo.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-11721-3_7 fatcat:65nentjplzhsdpkw5kmbk5qqcq

Increasing Usability of Homecare Applications for Older Adults: A Case Study

Christos Panagopoulos, Andreas Menychtas, Panayiotis Tsanakas, Ilias Maglogiannis
2019 Designs  
However, despite the amount of research to understand the requirements of systems designed for the elderly, there are still unresolved usability issues that often prevent seniors from enjoying the benefits  ...  An assessment with the system usability scale (SUS) method, along with in-depth interviews and qualitative analysis, has provided valuable insights for designing homecare systems for seniors, and validated  ...  The user interface (Figure 2 ), which is the focus of this study, is designed to be adaptable to various screen sizes, allowing flexibility and compatibility across devices. this study, is designed to  ... 
doi:10.3390/designs3020023 fatcat:jtghs64ccrcuhjgazzb5izpa6m

The impact of nasal aspiration with an automatic device on upper and lower respiratory symptoms in wheezing children: a pilot case-control study

Antonio Pizzulli, Serena Perna, Anja Bennewiz, Holger Roeblitz, Salvatore Tripodi, Jakob Florack, Petra Wagner, Stephanie Hofmaier, Paolo Maria Matricardi
2018 Italian Journal of Pediatrics  
Results: Eighty-nine/91 patients (43 cases, 46 controls) completed the study.  ...  Conclusions: In our pilot study, the use of an automatic nasal aspirator in children with a history of recurrent wheezing was associated with an improved respiratory health during the cold season.  ...  The Company had no role in the design, management, data collection, analysis or interpretation of the data or in the writing of the manuscript or the decision to submit for publication.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13052-018-0489-6 pmid:29898751 pmcid:PMC6001015 fatcat:w5qxgzhf6zaj5g6rz2vlx7swfq

Overcoming the language barrier in mobile user interface design: A case study on a mobile health app [article]

Jason Ross, Jing Gao
2016 arXiv   pre-print
This research report proposes a structured solution to address the need for awareness of cultural and language in user design.  ...  Overcoming the language barrier plays an important role in the process of implementing a user design interface that will satisfy users.  ...  ACIS 2006, and the ACIS 2005 Instructions, which were an extension of the ACIS 2004 instructions, much of which was adapted from the ACIS 2003 and ACIS 2002 Instructions, which were based on the ACIS'98  ... 
arXiv:1605.04693v1 fatcat:wyvloydux5hw7kbwcerouregla

Combining situated Cognitive Engineering with a novel testing method in a case study comparing two infusion pump interfaces

R. Schnittker, M. Schmettow, F. Verhoeven, J.M.C. Schraagen
2016 Applied Ergonomics  
A novel process tracing technique was used for analysis  Task performance increased with novel interface  Novel method was feasible for validating safety of medical devices Abstract We validated the  ...  These outcomes suggest that within the scope of this case study, combining the situated Cognitive Engineering approach with a novel testing method addresses various shortcomings of earlier testing methods  ...  This work was supported by the Pieken in de Delta-program of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, and by the city of Utrecht and the province of Utrecht (grant number PID 101060  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apergo.2016.01.004 pmid:26995032 fatcat:w2n5cz6jorciddiyaor2owwpm4
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