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September 1, 2023

Dr. Pedja Klasnja Webinar – Developing Usable Health Technologies for Older Adults

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Dr. Pedja Klasnja, a researcher at the crossroads of human-computer interaction and health informatics, focuses on the role of technology in facilitating better health management, particularly for older adults. The webinar sheds light on the challenges—referred to as "wicked problems"—in designing health technologies that meet the unique and evolving needs of this population. Emphasizing the concept of user-centered design, Dr. Klasnja advocates for a systematic approach employing design thinking to navigate these complex issues. Techniques like the use of personas and scenarios are discussed as tools for guiding development, allowing for more tailored and effective solutions that engage older adults in managing their health effectively.

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