Centre for Healthcare Technologies
University of Nottingham
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Human Factors for Healthcare Technologies

The Product Development Lifecycle

Human Factors diagram

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The HFRG (Human Factors Research Group) team has significant experience of working with developers of technology from early requirements capture to concept generation, iterative development and usability testing through to formative and summative evaluation stages. 

Our research  and applied work

  • Uses Human Factors to understand user requirements of health technologies and medical devices
  • Involves users in the development of our methods and research design
  • Utilises user-centred and participatory approaches with users and stakeholders throughout the design and evaluation of medical and healthcare technologies
  • Entails the expert application of a wide range of methods at the appropriate time during a design lifecycle 

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Exemplar projects