Supporting the information management needs of breast cancer patients

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On April 16, 2010, CNN featured our HealthWeaver system in an article titled "Social networking makes it easier for patients to ask for help." You can read the article here.

Related Publications

2010 papers

Klasnja, P., Hartzler, A., Powell, C., Phan, G., & Pratt, W. HealthWeaver Mobile: Designing a mobile tool for managing personal health information during cancer care. Proceedings of AMIA 2010, American Medical Informatics Association.

Civan, A., McDonald, D., Powell, C., Skeels, M., Mukai, M., & Pratt, W. Bringing the Field into Focus: User-Centered Design of a Patient Expertise Locator. SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '10). April 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Klasnja, P., Civan, A., Unruh, K., & Pratt, W. Blowing in the Wind: Unanchored Patient Information Work during Cancer Care. SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '10). April 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Skeels, M., Unruh, K., Powell, C., & Pratt, W. Catalyzing Social Support for Breast Cancer Patients. SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '10). April 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Unruh, K., Skeels, M., Civan, A., & Pratt, W. Transforming Clinic Environments info Information Workspaces for Patients. SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '10). April 2010, April, GA.

Previous work

Civan, A., McDonald, D.W., Unruh, K.T., & Pratt, W. (2009). Locating Patient Expertise in Everyday Life. In Proceedings of the 2009 ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP '09). May, 2009, Sanibel Island, FL, p. 291-300.

Skeels, M.M. & Pratt, W. (2008) Participatory Design with Health Consumers. Poster in Proc. of the American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium (AMIA'08), November 2008. Washington, D.C. Handout PDF.

Unruh, K., & Pratt, W. (2008) Barriers to Organizing Information during Cancer Care: I dont know how people do it. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Fall Symposium (AMIA'08). Washington D.C. (Diana Forsythe Award nomination).

Unruh, K.T. & Pratt, W. (2008). The Invisible Work of Being a Patient and Implications for Health Care: [the doctor is] my business partner in the most important business in my life, staying alive. Conference Proceedings: Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC '08). Copenhagen.

Civan, A., Skeels, M.M., Stolyar, A., & Pratt, W. (2006). Personal Health Information Management: Consumers' Perspectives. In Proceedings of the AMIA Annual Fall Symposium. November, 2006, Washington DC, p.156-160.

Pratt, W., Unruh, K., Civan, A., & Skeels, M.M. (2006). Personal Health Information Management. Communications of the ACM (CACM), Special Issue on Personal Information Management, 49(1), 51-55.

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