Dinesh S. Katre

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There is a tremendous potential for developing mobile-based productivity tools and occupation specific applications for the semi-literate and illiterate users in India. One-handed thumb use on the touchscreen of smart phone or touch phone is considered as an effective alternative than the use of stylus or index finger, to free the other hand for supporting(More)
A ventilator system provides respiratory support to critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit. Increasing complexity in the user interface, features and functionalities of ventilator systems can cause medical errors and cost the life of a patient. Therefore, the usability of ventilator systems is most crucial to ensure patient safety. We have(More)
In this SIG we aim to introduce the IFIP 13.6 Human Work Interaction Design (HWID) approach to the CHI audience. The HWID working group aims at establishing relationships between extensive empirical work-domain studies and HCI design. We invite participants from industry and academia with an interest on empirical work analysis, HCI, interaction design and(More)
Varied backgrounds of users, heterogeneous delivery media and diverse socio-cultural and organizational contexts pose new challenges of human work interaction design in the field of e-government and public information systems. The workshop will consolidate the empirical case studies of how human work analysis and interaction design has benefited in(More)
In this research, we have evaluated the medical icons and iconic interfaces of touch screen ventilator systems used in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Precise communication through iconic interface between ventilator system and medical users like physicians or nurses is critical to avoid medical errors which may cost patient's life. We have used Usability(More)
This paper provides a comprehensive overview of critical factors, which affect on-screen user interfaces of medical devices in Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A literature survey with relevant research publications has led to selection of thirty eight critical factors in ICU. The critical factors identified are categorized into various groups based on three(More)
A usability evaluation model is a visual or behavioral representation to help users better understand and evaluate real world systems. Several usability models are used by medical and usability experts in evaluation of healthcare systems. Most of these models are not specific to healthcare domain and may exclude the complexity of healthcare system. As there(More)
Skype is one of the most widely being used application in government sectors as well as in corporate world. Skype facilitates with several advantages. Today almost all the companies rely on Skype for all their official communication as it provides an easy to use interface for communication sitting at a single location. But, at the moment, no government(More)