Carmel Hassan UX & Product Designer


Interfaces de usuario en el ámbito sanitario

Diseñada para la salud Este viernes 23 de Mayo participé en el evento de UXSpain para hablar de Interfaces Usuario en el ámbito sanitario. Me ha hecho una enorme ilusión asistir a este evento un año más y en esta ocasión como ponente para introducir un tema como el de la Experiencia de Usuario en la Industria Tecnológica Sanitaria a la que llevo dedicándome casi 5 años. Nervios a parte, intenté...

Healthcare start-ups

The path to the well planned and designed health services of the future goes through many professions from the medical to architecture to interior design to UI and UX expertise to app development, industrial design and landscaping. We may live in an increasibly ‘virtual world’ of connected devices and experiences, yet there are still innovators, entrepreneurs and startups focused on building the...

Inside Britain’s busiest A&E – video

Inside Britain’s busiest A&E – video How the A&E department at Queen’s hospital in Romford, east London, relies on locums, part-time doctors and on recruiting staff from abroad Real users, real context of use, really ignoring the user interface and worrying about what’s important. Interesting discussion in front of the screen, would that be a good moment to offer...

Selectores de género

littlebigdetails: Instructables – Offers a variety of gender options when signing up for an account /via Vonn Interesante detalle. En el ámbito clínico este tipo de datos es punto de controversia. Por un lado hay usuarios para los que este dato al no ser clínicamente relevante desprecian su utilidad, por otra parte ciertos estándares obligan a especificarlo de acuerdo a un respeto a la...

Hospital Costs

Hospital Costs

The federal government recently released data about what hospitals charge for procedures, and how much Medicare reimburses them. We have visualized some of this data, along with publicly available data about mortality rates under these same procedures. How does your hospital stack up against national averages?

[es] Productividad vs Riesgo Clínico

La dificultad de crear soluciones usables en sanidad La productividad que un usuario puede conseguir con una herramienta depende, entre muchas otras cosas, de la usabilidad de la interfaz con la que trabaje. En el contexto de las aplicaciones sanitarias, las soluciones de diseño de interfaz que se aportan pueden llegar a suponer en determinadas ocasiones una serie de peligros que deriven en...

Facebook-like EMR (Part II)

In my previous post, I published a simple mock-up to introduce the idea of an Electronic Medical Record looking like Facebook social network. We initially saw how taking advantage of this website could help to contribute for a better tool for doctors, nurses, and patients. In this second part of the exercise, we can see as well the hi-fi prototype where the visual design will allow us to make new...

Facebook-like EMR (Part I)

Facebook-like EMR (Part II) In 2008, Bob Watcher wrote an article called “Why the medical record needs to become more like Facebook” where lay down the idea of having the social network as the mirror for a new Electronic Medical Record (EMR) User Experience (UX). A collaboration and social framework to provide better care to patients while keeping useful information between physicians and nurses...

Clinical Risks and Design Decisions – How usability can save lifes

Information technology has made possible to improve healthcare services by increasing productivity, getting more accessible services, and automating daily care activities – among others. However, the software itself allows getting a better patient care at the same time that it opens a door to clinical risks. It is a responsability for designers to avoid hazards as well as design rich...

Carmel Hassan UX & Product Designer

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I'm UX/Product Designer at Ebury. I have a chaotic side project called Cinefilica and founded the most interesting tech community in Málaga: Yes We Tech. I enjoy writing random thoughts on UX, Design, Technology and Society. Something I should know? Comment on my blog, Twitter or email me to



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