Tag Archives: health

Cited in Article about Innovative Approach to Cybersecurity Education

Dr. Caine was cited in an article on the shortage of cybersecurity workers in the US published in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

“Among the institutions that are shifting to a more comprehensive notion of cybersecurity is Clemson University. Its Humans and Technology Lab conducts research aimed at making automated systems better reflect the ways people actually behave, with protections designed accordingly. Recent projects include studying how patients use electronic health records and exploring the risks to privacy posed by wearable devices.

Nationwide, colleges have a long way to go to incorporate that kind of broad approach into their educational and research agendas, says Kelly Caine, an associate professor of human-centered computing at Clemson, who heads the lab.”

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Cited in Washington Post

Dr. Caine was cited in an article on the right to be forgotten vs. free speech published in today’s issue of the Washington Post.

She said, “without the ability to escape personal histories, ‘there’s no rebirth. There’s no starting over.'”

 

APA Talk on EHRs Featured on the Human Factors Blog

Dr. Caine’s talk on EHRs in clinical practice has been featured on the Human Factors Blog.

APA Talk on EHRs in Clinical Practice

Dr. Kelly Caine has partnered with Centerstone Research Institute CEO Dr. Dennis Morrison to host a session on electronic health records at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. The conference will be held August 4-7, 2011, at the Walter E.WashingtonConvention Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Caine’s and Dr. Morrison’s session, “Electronic Health Records in Clinical Practice,” will focus on how, when designed using human factors methods, electronic health records may be used to support evidence-based practice in clinical settings. It also will include an overview on the current state and use of electronic health records in behavioral health settings, and feature an interactive discussion regarding the potential future uses of electronic health records in clinical practice. The session, meant to deepen participants’ understanding of the role and potential role of electronic health records in their practices, will take place on Saturday, August 6, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. in Convention Center Room 148.

The annual APA convention is the largest gathering of psychologists and psychology students in the world and attracts more than 12,000 attendees from all areas of specialization in psychology including research, practice, education and policy.

Invited to attend workshop on Protecting Privacy in Health Research

Last week Dr. Caine attended a workshop on Protecting Privacy in Health Research in Washington, DC.

The goal of this workshop was to address critical issues in protecting privacy in health research.

Results from the workshop may be found on the PPHR website.

Poster presentation to VIPs at mHealth

Dr. Caine presented a poster titled: Case Study on Privacy Issues Surrounding the Remote Monitoring of Older Adults at Home at the 2010 mHealth summit in Washington, DC.

The goal of the mHealth summit is to explore ways mobile technology can increase the access, quality and efficiency of healthcare to millions of families in communities in the U.S. and around the globe.

Kelly presented the poster, co-authored by  L. Jean Camp, Kay Connelly, Lesa Lorenzen-Huber and Kalpana Shankar, to members of the mHealth community including a special session with VIP attendees including Bill Gates.

Presentation at ACM IHI

Dr. Caine will give a presentation on DigiSwitch: Design and Evaluation of a Device for OlderAdults to Preserve Privacy While Monitoring Health at Home at the ACM conference on Health Informatics this Friday, November 12th at 8am.

The talk will be part of a session on “Data Management, Privacy, Security, and Confidentiality“. For those attending the conference, the talk will be held in Rappahanock/Roanoke.