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World Usability Day

The Bentley User Experience Center is proud to be a global organizer of World Usability Day. Since Elizabeth Rosenzweig founded World Usability Day in 2005, there have been thousands of events in hundreds of cities and dozens of countries around the world. In 2011, more than 40,000 people in 140 cities in 44 countries participated in World Usability Day.

World Usability Day, November 14, 2013

Healthcare: Collaborating for Better Systems

The importance of user-centered design in healthcare is truly life or death. Whether it's new medical devices or technologies; drug research, approval or delivery; patient forms or medical record sharing; emergency disaster planning or increasing the functionality of hospitals and everyday healthcare delivery, everyone is affected in some way by the intersection of usability in healthcare. There are many commonalities, yet each region of the world faces its own set of unique challenges. We believe that focusing World Usability Day 2013 on healthcare will create a stronger awareness of these issues and lead to initiative that have long term impact on the quality of everyone's life.

Here’s how you can be a part of World Usability Day 2013:

  • Register a local event– energize your company, community, university or collaborate with your local UPA Chapter and business associations
  • Volunteer - be part of our team locally or globally
  • Be a Sponsor – get recognized as a leader
  • Sign up for our email newsletters – keep informed about the latest news and information

World Usability Day Interview with John Hockenberry