World Usability Day - Innovations in Healthcare in NJ

29 Oct 2007 - 2:08pm
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Laura Keller
2007

*World Usability Day – Innovations in Healthcare in New Jersey *

Celebrate 3rd Annual World Usability Day, Nov 8, The Conference Center at
NJHA, Princeton

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2007

Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Place: Conference Center at NJHA

760 Alexander Road

Princeton, NJ

www.conferencecenternj.com

Program: wud.usabilitynj.org

Demonstrations of innovations from Rutgers U. , Princeton U, Siemens Corp,
and others

Keynote speakers L. Keller (MISI), M. McConaghy (IMC2), Dr. J. Deutsch
(UMDNJ),

Expert panel with presenters from usability, medical, and business
enterprises

Event: Free and open to the public.

Princeton – October 12, 2007 – We all want better healthcare. We all want
our healthcare to keep up with new technologies. What innovations are
meeting these demands? For answers, join members of IEEE Engineering in
Medicine and Biology Society and UsabilityNJ, the New Jersey chapter of the
Usability Professionals' Association for World Usability Day, on November 8,
2007. This year the focus in New Jersey is usability for innovations in
healthcare.

"Usability engineering has a major part in improving healthcare in New
Jersey. Usability specialists are responsible for making products that are
easy to use, whether the product is for a physician, such as electronic
prescription handling, or for a consumer, such has someone in a
rehabilitation program," says UsabilityNJ event chair and New Jersey
resident Alice Preston. "This event brings together professionals in human
factors, engineering, computer science, and medicine to meet with students,
innovators, and the business community."

For more program details, visit wud.usabilitynj.org and
www.worldusabilityday.org.

About UsabilityNJ: UsabilityNJ, the New Jersey chapter of the UPA, hosts
professional and educational events through the year; visit (
www.usabilitynj.org ). UPA is an international, non-profit, professional
association with more than 2000 members in the US and 50 other countries.
Members are specialists in evaluating and designing products that are easy
to learn and use. For more information, visit www.upassoc.org .

About IEEE-Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: EMBS has been
serving the needs of Biomedical Engineers throughout the world since the
early 1950's and through its leadership is striving to develop new ways to
serve its members with workshops, publications, and distinguished lecture
series. For more information, visit www.embs.org .

CONTACT:

Mary Smith

908-654-3243

msmith at usabilitynj.org

www.usabilitynj.org

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