Macadamian New Healthcare Advisory Panel Aims to Improve User Experience

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Macadamian Technologies establishes new Healthcare Advisory Panel to further infuse healthcare solutions with practitioner insight to improve end user experience.

Our goal should be nothing less than ensuring that our solutions are not only a delight to use but also improve people’s lives. I am happy to be part of this effort." Nancy Staggers, PhD, RN, FAAN.

Macadamian Technologies today announced the formation of a new Healthcare Advisory Panel to strengthen connections between Macadamian’s healthcare technology practice and healthcare community leaders. The five-member board has been established to further inject clinical expertise into Macadamian’s design process to facilitate development of innovative, user centric healthcare software applications; and improve overall end user experience.

“"I am delighted to be a member of the Macadamian Healthcare Advisory Panel. The opportunity to work collaboratively with Macadamian and their clients to enhance patient outcomes is very special. There is considerable work to be done to assure that healthcare applications engage both healthcare providers and patients in order to bring about positive outcomes. Our goal should be nothing less than ensuring that our solutions are not only a delight to use but also improve people’s lives. I am happy to be part of this effort." Nancy Staggers, PhD, RN, FAAN.

Members of the newly formed panel represent a wide variety of expertise including nursing, family medicine, geriatrics, and, surgical oncology, breast and ovarian cancer genetics, clinical product, and Electronic Health Records (EHR) usability.
Members of the new Macadamian Healthcare Advisory Panel include:

Nancy Staggers, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Informatics Program the University of Maryland

Dr. Kevin Hughes, Co-Director, Avon Comprehensive Breast Evaluation Center, Masschusetts General Hospital

Dr. Jeff Belden, MD, Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, University of Missouri

Dr. Salima Shamji, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Care of the Elderly Department at Bruyere Continuing Care

Tracy Somes, Registered Nurse (RN)

“I am delighted to welcome our panel members to the Macadamian team. They bring a broad range of medical and healthcare experience, skills, knowledge and perspectives to the table, and will serve as an important voice for healthcare providers and consumers in the product development process.” said Didier Thizy, Macadamian Healthcare Practice Leader.

The broad range of backgrounds and expertise on the Healthcare Advisory Panel lends real world, end user insight into developing innovative healthcare solutions for our clients that improve patient outcomes and enrich people’s lives.

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About Macadamian (
Macadamian is a full-service software design and development firm that creates meaningful and compelling user experiences for mobile, web and desktop. With more than 1000 completed projects worldwide, Macadamian has partnered with some of the biggest brands including MED3OOO (McKesson), Varian, Vitera, Elsevier, GE Healthcare and Microsoft. From napkin sketch to market ready, we are dedicated to ensuring that our healthcare solutions improve interdisciplinary team effectiveness, patient engagement and outcomes. Macadamian is headquartered in Gatineau, Canada and also has offices in the United States, Armenia, and Romania.
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For further information:
Macadamian contact:
Vani Edwardson
Director of Marketing
Tel: +1 819 772 0300
Email: vedwardson(at)macadamian(dot)com

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