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March: Dr. Andre presents invited talk on incorporating human factors inputs into early device design and selection activities and moderates FDA human factors panel at the 2012 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care.
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March: Dr. Andre presents opening plenary address at the 2012 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care. The symposium was created, organized and chaired by Dr. Andre, in coordination with the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of which he is the Immediate Past President. The symposium, held March 12-14 in Baltimore, was attended by 450 human factors professionals, health care industry representatives, health care provides and regulatory personnel.
IAA/Usernomics has moved our offices and research facility a short distance to the prestigious city of Saratoga, CA. We have built a new custom usability testing facility and welcome the change of venue after 19 years in Cupertino, CA. Check out some pictures of our new lab! (More pictures here
IAA conducts comprehensive AED/CPR study in France. Read the recent whitepaper
to find out which AEDs passed and which failed!
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July: Dr. Andre gives webinar presentation on "What Makes a Pre-Filled Syringe Usable and Ergonomic? Critical Human Factors Design Attributes and Interacting Factors", sponsored by the Parental Drug Association (PDA).
View: What Makes a Pre-Filled Syringe Usable and Ergonomic? Critical Human Factors Design Attributes and Interacting Factors
Dr. Anthony Andre to Chair the HFES 2012 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care
IAA leads Human Factors program that results in EU and FDA approval for the new Asante "Pearl" Insulin Pump. Details are found at: http://www.asantesolutions.com
IAA wins contract with Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC), the world's largest professional services firm.
Dr. Andre presents "Put Down that Workstation! How Software Usability and Expertise IS Office Ergonomics" as an Invited Speaker of the Bay Area Ergonomics Roundtable, held at the "We've Got your Back!" store in Los Gatos, CA.
IAA conducted human factors/ergonomics analyses toward optimizing the design and user experience of the Peregrine Wearable Computer Interface.
IAA helped incorporate ergonomics properties into the new Meglio
handle/holder for the iPad. The design serves several common use cases and provides a flexible number of ways to hold, manipulate or stand the device.
Dr. Andre is quoted in recent blog
discussing the user experience challenges associated with the recent trend of more complex applications used on mobile devices.
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Dr. Andre featured on Dan Mulhern's radio show, "Everyday Leadership
", discussing ergonomics in the workplace.
Dr. Andre starts term as President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Dr. Andre serves as the Host Chair for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Dr. Andre organized and chaired a recent discussion panel titled "Blasphemy or Pragmatics? When NOT
to Follow User-Centered Design Techniques".
Dr. Andre speaks on medical device human factors at the "Universe of pre-filled syringes and injection devices" conference in Las Vegas.
Dr. Andre gives invited presentation "How software usability, expertise and workload impact ergonomics" to the UC Berkeley Ergonomics Summer Institute Course.
Dr. Andre gives invited presentation "To Err is Human, To Foresee is Human Factors: Improving Patient Safety Through Usability Engineering" to the Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference.
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August: Dr. Andre is elected next President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society HFES.
IAA wins the prestigious 2009 User Centered Design Award from the HFES Product Design Technical Group for their design of the Cardiac Science AED PowerHeart G3 Pluss.
Dr. Andre is recipient of the San Jose State University, 2009 Davidson College of Engineering Oustanding Lecturer Award.