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About

The Health Experience and Applications Lab investigates how interactive technologies can be designed and developed to facilitate personal health-related information awareness and understanding. We study, design and develop computing tools for digital communication of personal health status and progress, drawing from the perspectives of clinical caregivers, families, and individuals.

Team

Lauren Wilcox

Assistant Professor

Team

Matthew Hong

PhD Research Assistant (HCC)
Team

Clayton Feustel

PhD Research Assistant (CS)

Meeshu Agnihotri

MS Student (HCI)

Udaya Lakshmi

MS Student (HCI)

Alex Ryan

MS Student (HCI)

Former Students

Christina Kelley (Former CS PhD Student); Wendy Ng (Undergraduate Student); Max Silverman (MS HCI Alumnus); Daniel Machado (MS HCI Alumnus); Jinhyun Kim (MS CS Alumnus)

News

  • Wilcox receives NSF CAREER Award

          Wilcox received the NSF CAREER Award for her proposal, “Adaptive, Collaborative User Interfaces for Chronically Ill Adolescents’ Personal Data Management.” The award will support research investigating how computational tools can be designed and developed to support collaborative generation and management of everyday, health-related data. Read a write-up of the news at: goo.gl/iO8Iov.

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  • Wilcox will co-chair workshop on leveraging patient-generated data

    Leveraging Patient-Generated Data for Collaborative Decision Making in Healthcare Workshop at the International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth 2017) May 23rd, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. Self-tracking has become increasingly popular both in research and practice due to an explosion of wearable sensors and mobile health (mHealth) apps, with the premise of enhancing […]

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  • Paper on self-tracking for mental wellness

    We conducted formative studies to better understand both expert perspectives on and student experiences with self-tracking to support mental wellness goals. Our paper describing these studies has been accepted for presentation at ACM CHI 2017. Self-tracking has been shown to play an important role in managing physical health, but we do not yet have a […]

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  • Paper on family-centered radiology reporting tools

    Our paper on designing diagnostic radiology reporting tools for adolescent patients and their family members has been conditionally accepted for presentation at ACM CHI 2017. Our prototype tools support abstracted, visual explanations of anatomical concepts and collaborative review and communication of diagnostic imaging data through interactive user interfaces. Our paper reports on a pilot study of the new […]

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Research

TeenEngagement

Supporting Teens’ Participation in Their Healthcare

Adolescents with complex chronic illnesses, such as cancer and blood disorders, must partner with family and clinical caregivers to navigate risky procedures with life-altering implications, burdensome symptoms and lifelong treatments. Yet, there has been little investigation into how technology can support these partnerships. We conducted in-depth interviews, non-participant observations of clinical consultations, and surveys, along […]

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MedInfoSearchSplash

Consumer Tools for Health Information Search

We created a technology probe for a formative study to better understand how search results can be augmented to enable non-experts to better assess medication-related web search results. The probe was developed by applying text-processing techniques and probabilistic generative topic modeling approaches to a large collection of web-based resources. Hospitalized patients used the probe to […]

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MyNYPInpatientSplash

MyNYP Inpatient

MyNYP Inpatient is a custom Personal Health Record portal that allows hospital patients to access nearly real-time clinical information. After developing a prototype portal for inpatient use, we focused on engaging clinicians and patients in usage studies, to learn more about inpatient information needs and user-centered design for this space.

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Publications

Refereed Journal Publications

ext_link_grey_small Interactive Tools For Inpatient Medication Tracking: A Multi-Phase Study With Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients
Lauren Wilcox, Janet Woollen, Jennifer Prey, Susan Restaino, Suzanne Bakken, Steven Feiner, Alexander Sackheim, David Vawdrey. J Am Med Inform Assoc (JAMIA) 2016, Jan; 23(1):144-58.
DOI:10.1093/jamia/ocv160
ext_link_grey_small Patient Experiences Using an Inpatient Personal Health Record
Janet Woollen, Jennifer Prey, Lauren Wilcox, Alexander Sackheim, Susan Restaino, S T Raza, Suzanne Bakken, Steven Feiner, George Hripcsak, David Vawdrey. Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI) 2016, 7(2): 446-460. DOI:10.4338/ACI-2015-10-RA-0130

Refereed Conference Publications

pdf_icon_grey Design Features in Games for Health: Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Expert Perspectives
Christina Kelley, Lauren Wilcox, Wendy Ng, Jade Schiffer, Jessica Hammer
Proc. ACM DIS ’17, The 2017 Conf on Designing Interactive Systems. Edinburgh, Scotland. June 2017. (to appear) (Acceptance rate 24%)
pdf_icon_grey Supporting Families in Reviewing and Communicating about Radiology Imaging Studies
Matthew Hong, Clayton Feustel, Meeshu Agnihori, Max Silverman, Stephen Simoneaux, Lauren Wilcox.
Proc. ACM CHI ’17, The 2017 Conf on Human Factors in Computing. Denver, CO. May 2017. (to appear) (Acceptance rate 25%)
pdf_icon_grey Self-tracking for Mental Wellness: Understanding Expert Perspectives and Student Experiences
Christina Kelley, Bongshin Lee, Lauren Wilcox
Proc. ACM CHI ’17, The 2017 Conf on Human Factors in Computing. Denver, CO. May 2017. (to appear) (Acceptance rate 25%)
pdf_icon_grey Adolescent and Caregiver Use of a Tethered Personal Health Record System
Matthew Hong, Lauren Wilcox, Clayton Feustel, Karen Wasilewski-Masker, Thomas Olson, Stephen Simoneaux. Proc. American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium. Nov 2016, Chicago, IL, USA, 628-637.
pdf_icon_grey Care Partnerships: Toward Technology to Support Teens’ Participation in their Health Care 
Matthew Hong, Lauren Wilcox, Daniel Machado, Thomas Olson, Stephen Simoneaux. Proc. ACM CHI ’16, The 2016 annual conf on Human Factors in Computing. May 2016, San Jose, CA, USA, p. 5337-5349.
(Acceptance rate 23.4%)

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Refereed Journal Publications

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Interactive Tools For Inpatient Medication Tracking: A Multi-Phase Study With Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients
Lauren Wilcox, Janet Woollen, Jennifer Prey, Susan Restaino, Suzanne Bakken, Steven Feiner, Alexander Sackheim, David Vawdrey
J Am Med Inform Assoc (JAMIA) 2016, Jan; 23(1):144-58. DOI:10.1093/jamia/ocv160
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Patient Experiences Using an Inpatient Personal Health Record
Janet Woollen, Jennifer Prey, Lauren Wilcox, Alexander Sackheim, Susan Restaino, S T Raza, Suzanne Bakken, Steven Feiner, George Hripcsak, David Vawdrey
Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI) 2016; 7(2): 446-460. DOI:10.4338/ACI-2015-10-RA-0130
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Patient Engagement in the Inpatient Setting: A Systematic Review
Jennifer Prey, Janet Woollen, Lauren Wilcox, Alexander Sackheim, George Hripcsak, Suzanne Bakken, Susan Restaino, Steven Feiner, David Vawdrey
J Am Med Inform Assoc (JAMIA) 2014; 21:742-750.
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Awareness of the Care Team in Electronic Health Records
David Vawdrey, Lauren Wilcox, Sarah Collins, Steven Feiner, Lena Mamykina, Dan Stein, Suzanne Bakken, Matt Fred, Peter Stetson
Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI) 2011; 2(4): 395-405.

Refereed Conference Publications

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Design Features in Games for Health: Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Expert Perspectives
Christina Kelley, Lauren Wilcox, Wendy Ng, Jade Schiffer, Jessica Hammer
Proc. ACM DIS ’17, The 2017 Conf on Designing Interactive Systems. Edinburgh, Scotland. June 2017. (to appear) (Acceptance rate 24%)
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Supporting Families in Reviewing and Communicating about Radiology Imaging Studies
Matthew Hong, Clayton Feustel, Meeshu Agnihori, Max Silverman, Stephen Simoneaux, Lauren Wilcox
Proc. ACM CHI ’17, The 2017 annual conf on Human Factors in Computing. Denver, CO. May 2017. (to appear) (Acceptance rate 25%)
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Self-tracking for Mental Wellness: Understanding Expert Perspectives and Student Experiences
Christina Kelley, Bongshin Lee, Lauren Wilcox
Proc. ACM CHI ’17, The 2017 annual conf on Human Factors in Computing. Denver, CO. May 2017. (to appear) (Acceptance rate 25%)
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Adolescent and Caregiver Use of a Tethered Personal Health Record System
Matthew Hong, Lauren Wilcox, Clayton Feustel, Karen Wasilewski-Masker, Thomas Olson, Stephen Simoneaux. Proc. American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium, Nov 2016, Chicago, IL, USA, 628-637.
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Care Partnerships: Toward Technology to Support Teens’ Participation in their Health Care 
Matthew Hong, Lauren Wilcox, Daniel Machado, Thomas Olson, Stephen Simoneaux
Proc. ACM CHI ’16, The 2016 annual conference on Human Factors in Computing. May 2016, San Jose, CA, USA. 5337-5349.
(Acceptance rate 23.4%)

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Office: 345 TSRB
Phone: +1 (404) 894-4995
Email: hx@gatech.edu
Mail: Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Interactive Computing
85 Fifth St NW (345 TSRB)
Atlanta, GA 30308