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  • Aalto SCI Computer Science Konemiehentie 2


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Artistic and research interests

My area of research is usability, user experience and user-centred design. I’ve been particularly interested in researching these in the context of healthcare and social care. The topics of my research are: Usability of health information systems, User experiences of health and social care workers, Patient experience, Usability in the procurement of IT systems. The topics for the future research include user participation in implementation of IT systems, particularly electronic health record systems.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctoral degree, Engineering and Technology, Aalto University

Award Date: 16 Nov 2011

Licentiate degree, Engineering and Technology, Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 9 Jun 2009

Master's degree, Engineering and Technology, Helsinki University of Technology

Award Date: 21 Nov 2005


  • Usability
  • Human-centred design
  • User experience
  • Patient experience
  • IT procurement
  • Health information systems
  • Health informatics


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