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PUBLICATIONS

Books

CO-AUTHOR
Moderating Usability Tests

Principles and Practices for Interacting

by Joe Dumas and Beth Loring

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Understanding Your Users
A Practical Guide to User Requirements

by Kathy Baxter & Catherine Courage

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CONTRIBUTOR
Contextual Inquiry
for Medical Device Design

by Mary Beth Privitera

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Other Publications & Presentations

 

Preventing Harm from Fluoroscopically Guided Interventional Procedures with a Risk-Based Analysis Approach

Justinvil, G. et al (2019)

Journal of the American College of Radiology; 2019:16-1144-1152, published by Elsevier.

Recruiting Patients with Rare Diseases and Their Caregivers

Loring, B. and Wan, J. (2017)

Presented at the HFES 2017 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, New Orleans, LA.

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Healthcare Facility Access Challenges for Conducting User Research

Loring, B. et al. (2017)

Panel discussion moderated at the HFES 2017 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, New Orleans, LA.

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The IRB Melee

Reed, L., Loring, B. & Privitera, M.B. (2014) 

Panel discussion moderated at the IDSA Medical Design Conference, Tampa, FL.

Visualizing Surgical Procedures

Rudolph, J. and Loring, B. (2013)

Poster presented at the HFES 2013 International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, Baltimore, MD.

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Watch the Sterile Field – Conducting Research in the OR

Loring, B. and Rudolph, J. (2013)

Proceedings of the Boston UXPA Chapter, 12th Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

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Usability in Medical Product Development – Farm’s Approach

Loring, B (2011)

Presented at the seminar, “Use only the users and create useful products”  Copenhagen, Denmark.


Conducting Research in the Operating Room

Loring, B and Rudolph, J. (2011)

Proceedings of the Usability Professionals Association 20th Annual Conference. UPA: Bloomingdale, IL.  

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Usability Testing for FDA Validation

Loring, B. (2010)

Proceedings of the Boston Usability Professionals Association Chapter, 9th Annual Conference, Waltham, MA.  

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User Research Improves Laparoscopic Instruments

Loring, B. and Lemieux, E. (2009)

Ergonomics in Design, Vol. 17, No. 4, Fall 2009. The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Santa Monica, CA.


How Research Informs Medical Device Design

Loring, B. and Anderson, R. (2009)

Proceedings of the Boston Usability Professionals Association Chapter, 8th Annual Conference, Waltham, MA.

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Conducting Field Studies with Older Adults

Engdahl, K., Leclerc, K. and Loring, B. (2009)

User Experience, Vol. 8, Issue 1. UPA: Bloomingdale, IL.


Moderating Usability Tests: 10 Golden Rules

Dumas, J. and Loring, B. (2008)

Proceedings of the Boston Usability Professionals Association Chapter, 7th Annual Conference, Waltham, MA.  

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Web 2.0: Developments in User Experience, Brand Strategy, and Rich Internet Applications

Loring, B. (2007)

Proceedings of the Boston Usability Professionals Association Chapter, 6th Annual Conference, Waltham, MA.


Perfecting Your Participant Interaction Skills

Dumas, J. and Loring, B. (2006)

Tutorial presented at the Usability Professionals Association 15th Annual Conference. UPA: Bloomingdale, IL.


Usability and Marketing: How the Convergence is Affecting Us

Loring, B. and Dmitrieva, L. (2006)

Proceedings of the Boston Usability Professionals Association Chapter, 5th Annual Conference, Framingham, MA.


Tips from an Online Card Sort

Loring, B. (2006)

Proceedings of the Boston Usability Professionals Association Chapter, 5th Annual Conference, Framingham, MA.  

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User-Centered Design of Lifeline Systems’ Documentation

Loring, B. and Prenovitz, W. (2005)

Proceedings of the Aging by Design 2nd Annual Conference, Bentley College, Waltham, MA.  

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Designing an Intelligent Intranet Search

Loring, B. and Lynch, K. (2005)

Proceedings of Usability Professionals Association, 14th Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. UPA: Bloomington, IN.


Perfecting Your Participant Interaction Skills

Dumas, J. and Loring, B. (2005)

Tutorial presented at the Usability Professionals Association 14th Annual Conference. UPA: Bloomington, IN.


Our Responsibility to the User

Loring, B. (2004)

Presented at the Industrial Design Society of America’s Northeast Regional Conference. IDSA: Boston, MA.


Usability Engineering in the Product Design Process

Choi, S. and Loring, B. (2002)

DesignNet Magazine, Vol. 63, Seoul, South Korea.


Usability of Emergency Medical Devices: Assessment and Design Implications

Fisher, J. and Loring, B. (2002)

Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, 46th Annual Meeting. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.  

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Conducting Bilingual User Research

Loring, B. (2002)

Proceedings of Usability Professionals Association, 2002 Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. UPA: Dallas, TX.


Selecting Cities for Usability Research

Loring, B. (2001)

Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, 45th Annual Meeting. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.  

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Handling Awkward Usability Testing Situations

Loring, B. and Patel, M. (2001)

Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, 45th Annual Meeting. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.  

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Looking and Seeing: The Market and the Individual

Loring, B. and Marsh, M. (1997)

Proceedings of Usability Professionals Association. 1997 Conference, Monterey, CA. UPA: Dallas, TX.


Design of a Touch Screen Microwave Oven for Older Consumers

Loring, B. (1995)

Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, 39th Annual Meeting. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.  

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Usability Engineering at Dun & Bradstreet Software

Wilson, C., Loring, B., Conte, L., and Stanley, K. (1994)

Chapter in Usability in Practice: How Companies Develop User-Friendly Products, M. Wiklund (Ed.). Cambridge, MA: The Academic Press.


Survey on Older Consumers and Home Electronics: Trends and Usability Issues

Loring, B. (1993)

Proceedings of INTERFACE '93. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.


Multiple Formats for the Presentation of Route Guidance Information

Wiklund, M., Loring, B., Marcus, A., Galle, G., and Letz, G. (1993)

Proceedings of INTERFACE '93. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.


Menu System Suited to Novice and Experienced Users of an Automobile Navigation System

Loring, B., Wiklund, M., and Smith, C. (1992)

Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, 36th Annual Meeting. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.  

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User Performance on Typing Tasks Involving Reduced-size, Touch Screen Keyboards

Coleman, M., Loring, B., and Wiklund, M. (1991)

Proceedings of VNIS '91. IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.


Human Factors Design of an AIDS Prevention Pamphlet

Wiklund, M. and Loring, B. (1990)

Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, 34th Annual Meeting. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.  

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Developing a New Voluntary Safety Standard for Step Stools

Loring, B. (1989)

Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, 33rd Annual Meeting. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.  

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Improving Swimming Pool Warning Signs

Loring, B. and Wiklund, M. (1988)

Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, 32nd Annual Meeting. The Human Factors Society, Santa Monica, CA.  

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