Harold Thimbleby — “HIT: Health IT & devices” only

1.HIT: Health IT & devices — Publications: refereed
1.1.Journal papers: refereed
1.2.Contributions to edited volumes: refereed
1.3.Conference papers: refereed
1.4.Conference posters: refereed
2.HIT: Health IT & devices — Invited publications: not refereed
2.1.Forewords and keynotes
2.2.Special issues
2.3.Contributions to edited volumes
2.4.Articles in other journals
2.5.Conference posters: not refereed
3.HIT: Health IT & devices — Other publications
3.1.Books
3.2.Edited books and proceedings
3.3.High profile electronic publications
3.4.Public expert witnessing reports
3.5.Correspondence and other communications
4.HIT: Health IT & devices — Presentations, exhibitions, debates, workshops
4.1.ACM Distinguished Lectures
4.2.Gresham College lectures and videos
4.3.Unpublished keynotes
4.4.Invited conference presentations
4.5.Invited lectures, webinars and seminars
4.6.Selected videos, and videoed lectures
4.7.Research workshops (refereed, published & unpublished)

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1. HIT: Health IT & devices — Publications: refereed

1.1. Journal papers: refereed

P. Cairns and H. Thimbleby, “Interactive numerals”, Royal Society Open Science, vol. 4, no. 160903 (2017). DOI: 10.1098/rsos.160903

H. Thimbleby, “Improve IT, Improve health”, IEEE Computer, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 86–91 (2017). DOI: 10.1109/MC.2017.167

H. Thimbleby, “Trust Me, I'm A Computer”, Future Healthcare Journal, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 105–108 (2017). DOI: 10.7861/futurehosp.4-2-105

=A. Hannawa, =J. Ovretveit, =R. Street, =F. Thilo, =H. Thimbleby and =A. Wu, “Using and choosing digital health technologies: A communications science perspective”, Journal of Health Organization and Management, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 28–37 (2017). DOI: 10.1108/JHOM-07-2016-0128

=Y. Li, =T. Owen, =P. P. Rau, =N. Suna and =H. Thimbleby, “Design and evaluation of a mobile phone-based health intervention for patients with hypertensive condition”, Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 63, pp. 98–105 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.001

=P. Eslambolchilar, =G. Niezen and =H. Thimbleby, “Open-source Hardware for Medical Devices”, British Medical Journal Innovations, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 78–83 (2016). DOI: 10.1136/bmjinnov-2015-000080

=P. Cairns, =G. Niezen, =P. Oladimeji, =H. Thimbleby, =H. Tu and =S. Wiseman, “Employing Number-based Graphical Representations to Enhance the Effects of Visual Check on Entry Error”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 194–207 (2016). DOI: 10.1093/iwc/iwv020

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors and missed solutions to Enigma design weaknesses”, Cryptologia, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 177–202 (2016). DOI: 10.1080/01611194.2015.1028680

P. Cairns, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Unreliable numbers: Error and harm induced by bad design can be reduced by better design”, Journal Royal Society Interface, vol. 12, no. 110, p. 20150685 (2015). DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0685

R. Koppel and H. Thimbleby, “The healthtech declaration”, IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 84–86 (2015). DOI: 10.1109/MSP.2015.127

=J. Hoogewerf, =P. Rastall, =H. Thimbleby, =J. Williams, =D. Wooldridge and =J. C. Wyatt, “What makes a good clinical app? Introducing the RCP Health Informatics Unit Checklist”, Clinical Medicine, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 519–521 (2015). DOI: 10.7861/clinmedicine.15-6-519

H. Thimbleby, “Safer User Interfaces: A Case Study in Improving Number Entry”, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 711–729 (2015). DOI: 10.1109/TSE.2014.2383396

A. Lewis, H. Thimbleby and J. Williams, “Making Healthcare Safer by Understanding, Designing and Buying Better IT”, Clinical Medicine, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 258–262 (2015). DOI: 10.7861/clinmedicine.15-3-258

=A. Cauchi, =P. Curzon, =A. Gimblett, =Y. Li, =P. Masci, =P. Oladimeji, =R. Ruksenas and =H. Thimbleby, “The Benefits of Formalising Design Guidelines: A Case Study on the Predictability of Drug Infusion Pumps”, Innovations in Systems and Software Engineering, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 73–93 (2015). PDF DOI: 10.1007/s11334-013-0200-4

K. Li and H. Thimbleby, “Hot Cheese: A Processed Swiss Cheese Model”, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 116–121 (2014). PDF DOI: 10.4997/JRCPE.2014.205

H. Thimbleby, “Processing Storage and Display of Physiological Measurements”, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 340–343 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.mpaic.2014.04.021

*C. Acharya, A. Lewis, V. K. C. Manchaiah and H. Thimbleby, “Hearing Aid Battery Ingestion: Medical Error or Poor Design?”, BAA Magazine, British Academy of Audiology, no. 31, pp. 27–28 (2014). PDF

=C. M. Aceves, =P. Lee, =P. Oladimeji and =H. Thimbleby, “Are Prescribed Infusions Running as Intended? Quantitative Analysis of Log Files from Infusion Pumps Used in a Large Acute NHS Hospital”, British Journal of Nursing, vol. CareFusion Supplement, no. July, pp. 15–21 (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Technology and the Future of Healthcare”, Journal of Public Health Research, vol. 2, no. e28, pp. 160–167 (2013). PDF DOI: 10.4081/jphr.2013.e28

H. Thimbleby, “Improve Safety by Looking for 'Wheel Nut Indicators'”, Journal of the Institute of Decontamination Sciences: Medical Device Decontamination, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 42–43 (2013). PDF

=E. V. Bernstam, =J. R. Herskovic, =T. R. Johnson, =E. Markowitza and =H. Thimbleby, “SYFSA: A Framework for Systematic Yet Flexible Systems Analysis”, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 665–675 (2013). URL DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2013.05.003

=P. Lee, =H. Thimbleby and =F. Thompson, “Analysis of Infusion Pump Error Logs and Their Significance for Healthcare”, British Journal of Nursing, vol. 21, no. 8, pp. S12–S22 (2012). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Think! Interactive Systems Need Safety Locks”, Journal of Computing and Information Technology, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 349–360 (2010). PDF DOI: 10.2498/cit.1001921

P. Cairns and H. Thimbleby, “Reducing Number Entry Errors: Solving a Widespread, Serious Problem”, Journal Royal Society Interface, vol. 7, no. 51, pp. 1429–1439 (2010). URL PDF DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2010.0112

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding Latent Design Conditions Using UI Discovery Tools”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 1–12 (2010). PDF DOI: 10.1080/10447310903498692

H. Thimbleby, “Ignorance of Interaction Programming is Killing People”, ACM Interactions, pp. 52–57 (September+October, 2008). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/1390085.1390098

H. Thimbleby, “Healthy HCI?”, ACM SIGCHI Bulletin, p. 8 (November/December, 2002). PDF DOI: 10.1145/571740.571752

1.2. Contributions to edited volumes: refereed

E. M. V. Bernstam, J. R. Herskovic, *T. R. Johnson, E. Markowitz and H. Thimbleby, “SYSFA Framework for Systematic Yet Flexible Analysis”, Better EHR: Usability, workflow & cognitive support in electronic health records, M. Walji and J. Zhang (editors), pp. 57–88, National Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making in Healthcare (NCCD) (2014).

Y. Li, T. Owen, P. P. Rau, N. Sun and H. Thimbleby, “A Design to Empower Patients in Long Term Wellbeing Monitoring and Chronic Disease Management in mHealth”, Context Sensitive Health Informatics: Human and Sociotechnical Approaches, J. Aarts, M. Beuscart-Zephir, M. Jaspers, C. Kuziemsky and C. Nohr (editors), Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, vol. 194, pp. 82–87, IOS Press (2013). DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-293-6-82

1.3. Conference papers: refereed

P. Curzon, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Using PVSio-web to Demonstrate Software Issues in Medical User Interfaces”, Software Engineering in Health Care, FHIES 2014, SEHC 2014, M. Huhn and L. Williams (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9062, pp. 214–221, Springer International Publishing (2017). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-63194-3_14

R. Koppel, *V. Kothari, S. Mare, S. Rudkin and H. Thimbleby, “On Developing Authentication Solutions for Healthcare Settings”, Thirteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) 2017, USENIX Association, Santa Clara, California (2017).

P. Curzon, P. Mallozzi, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “PVSio-web: Mathematically based tool support for the design of interactive and interoperable medical systems”, Proceedings 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, pp. 42–45, Ghent, Belgium: European Alliance for Innovation, London (2015). DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-10-2015.2261720

A. Blandford, A. Cox, P. Curzon and H. Thimbleby, “Safer Interactive Medical Device Design: Insights from the CHI+MED Project”, Proceedings 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, Ghent, Belgium: European Alliance for Innovation, London (2015).

P. Curzon, P. Masci and H. Thimbleby, “Early identification of software causes of use-related hazards in medical devices”, Proceedings 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, London (2015).

P. Curzon, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Issues in number entry user interface styles: Recommendations for mitigation”, Proceedings 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare, London (2015). DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-10-2015.2261763

Y. Li, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Exploring the Effect of Pre-operational Priming Intervention on Number Entry Errors”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2015, pp. 1335–1344, ACM, Seoul, Republic of Korea (2015).

P. Curzon, P. Jones, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji, H. Thimbleby and Y. Zhang, “PVSio-web 2.0: Joining PVS to HCI”, Proceedings 27th International Conference on Computer Aided Verification, CAV 2015, D. Kroening and C. S. P\uas\uareanu (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9206, pp. 470–478, Springer Verlag, San Francisco, California (2015). URL DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-21690-4_30

P. Curzon, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Tool demo: Using PVSio-web to demonstrate software issues in medical user interfaces”, 4th International Symposium on Foundations of Healthcare Information Engineering and Systems (FHIES2014), Washington DC, USA (2014).

A. Cauchi, G. Niezen, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Triangulating Empirical and Analytic Techniques for Improving Number Entry User Interfaces”, EICS204, 6th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, pp. 243–252, ACM, Rome, Italy (2014). URL DOI: 10.1145/2607023.2607025

A. Chamberlain, M. Davies, P. Lee and H. Thimbleby, “Managing Gravity Infusion using a Mobile Application”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, pp. 299–304 (2014).

Y. Li, P. Oladimeji, H. Thimbleby, H. Tu and C. Vincent, “The Effects of Number-related Factors on Entry Performance”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, pp. 246–251 (2014). DOI: 10.14236/ewic/hci2014.31

P. Curzon, E. D'Urso, P. Masci, P. Oladimeji, R. Ruksenas and H. Thimbleby, “Human-Computer Interaction and the Formal Certification and Assurance of Medical Devices: The CHI+MED Project”, VeriSure: Verification and Assurance, Vienna (2014).

=P. Curzon, =P. Jones, =P. Masci, =H. Thimbleby and =Y. Zhang, “A Generic User Interface Architecture for Analyzing Use Hazards in Infusion Pump Software”, 5th Workshop on Medical Cyber-Physical Systems, OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs), vol. 36, pp. 1–14, Schloss Dagstuhl–Leibniz–Zentrum f\"ur Informatik (2014). URL DOI: 10.4230/OASIcs.MCPS.2014.1

A. L. Cox, *P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “A Performance Review of Number Entry Interfaces”, Proceedings of IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 2013, Designing for Diversity, P. Kotze, G. Lindgaard, G. Marsden, J. Wesson and M. Winckler (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8117, pp. 365–382, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (2013). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-40483-2_26

P. Curzon, *P. Masci, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “PVSio-web: A Tool for Rapid Prototyping Device User Interfaces in PVS”, Electronic Communications of the EASST, J. Bowen and S. Reeves (editors), vol. X, pp. 1/8–8/8 (2013). URL PDF

A. Ayoub, P. Curzon, I. Lee, *P. Masci, O. Sokolsky and H. Thimbleby, “Model-based Development of the Generic PCA Infusion Pump User Interface Prototype in PVS”, Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8153, pp. 228–240, Toulouse, France (2013). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-40793-2_21

=A. Ayoub, =P. Curzon, =M. D. Harrison, =I. Lee, =P. Masci and =H. Thimbleby, “Verification of Interactive Software for Medical Devices: PCA Infusion Pumps and FDA Regulation as an Example”, EICS2013, 5th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, pp. 81–90, ACM, London (2013). PDF DOI: 10.1145/2494603.2480302

=H. Thimbleby and =D. Williams, “Using Nomograms to Reduce Harm from Clinical Calculations”, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics — ICHI 2013, pp. 461–470, IEEE, Philadelphia, USA (2013). URL PDF DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.62

=Y. Li and =H. Thimbleby, “ViM: Vital Signs in Music”, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics — ICHI 2013, p. 480, IEEE, Philadelphia, USA (2013). DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.68

=A. Cauchi, =M. Harrison, =P. Oladimeji and =H. Thimbleby, “Using Medical Device Logs for Improving Medical Device Design”, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics — ICHI 2013, pp. 56–65, IEEE, Philadelphia (2013). DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.14

=A. Cauchi, =H. Thimbleby, =S. X. Ding, =Z. Dong, =L. Qin, =P. Masci, =J. Di, =K. Y. Li, =A. Lewis, =E. Liu, =S. Sun, =C. Vincent, =J. Wang, =M. Weich-Brady and =S. B. Xing, “MediCHI: Safer Interaction in Medical Devices”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2013, pp. 3267–3270, ACM, Paris, France (2013). DOI: 10.1145/2468356.2479663

H. Thimbleby, Best Paper Award, “Reasons to Question Seven Segment Displays”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2013, pp. 1431–1440, ACM, Paris, France (2013). Video PDF DOI: 10.1145/2470654.2466190

H. Thimbleby, “Causes, Symptoms and Solutions to Poor Health IT”, Third Annual All-Wales Medical and Dental Education Conference, “Future Directions”, p. 10 (2013).

A. Cauchi, A. Gimblett and H. Thimbleby, “Simulation to Evaluate Alternative Approaches to Blocking Use Errors”, Proceedings Design of Medical Devices Conference, Transactions of the ASME: Journal of Medical Devices, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 017502-1 (2012). PDF DOI: 10.1115/1.4026680

A. Cauchi, P. Curzon, A. Gimblett, P. Masci and H. Thimbleby, “Safer “5-key” Number Entry User Interfaces using Differential Formal Analysis”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, vol. XXVI, pp. 29–38, Oxford University Press, Birmingham, UK (2012). URL PDF

G. Buchanan, *T. Owen and H. Thimbleby, “Understanding User Requirements in Take-Home Diabetes Management”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, vol. XXVI, pp. 268–273, Oxford University Press, Birmingham, UK (2012). PDF

C. M. Aceves, A. Blandford, A. Cauchi, D. Furniss, *Y. Li, P. Oladimeji, H. Thimbleby and C. Vincent, “Design of Interactive Medical Devices: Feedback and Its Improvement”, Proceedings IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine & Education — ITME 2011, pp. 204–208, China (2011). PDF DOI: 10.1109/ITiME.2011.6132022

A. Cauchi, P. Eslambolchilar, A. Gimblett, P. Lee, Y. Li, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Visualising Medical Device Logs”, Proceedings first BCS Health Wales/ehi2 Joint Workshop, pp. 23–26, BCS, Wrexham (2011). PDF

A. Cox, *P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Number Entry Interfaces and Their Effects on Error Detection”, Proceedings IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction — Interact 2011, P. Campos, N. Graham, J. Jorge, N. Nunes, P. Palanque and M. Winckler (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6949, pp. 178–185, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (2011). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23768-3_15

A. Gimblett and H. Thimbleby, “Dependable Keyed Data Entry for Interactive Systems”, FMIS 2011, 4th International Workshop on Formal Methods for Interactive Systems, Electronic Communications of the EASST, vol. 45, pp. 1/16–16/16, Limerick, Ireland (2011). URL PDF DOI: 10.1145/1996461.1996497

=A. Cauchi, =P. Curzon, =A. Gimblett, =Y. Li, =P. Masci, =P. Oladimeji, =R. Ruksenas and =H. Thimbleby, “On Formalising Interactive Number Entry on Infusion Pumps”, FMIS 2011, 4th International Workshop on Formal Methods for Interactive Systems, Electronic Communications of the EASST, vol. 45, pp. 1/14–14/14, Limerick, Ireland (2011). URL PDF

=A. Blandford, =L. Gallo, =A. Gimblett, =P. Oladimeji, =G. D. Pietro and =H. Thimbleby, “Engineering Interactive Computer Systems for Medicine and Healthcare, EICS4Med”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems — EICS2011, pp. 341–342, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

=H. Huang, =R. Ruksenas, =P. Curzon, =P. Eslambolchilar, =A. Gimblett, =A. Cauchi, =P. Lee, =Y. Li, =P. Masci, =P. Oladimeji and =H. Thimbleby, “Towards Dependable Number Entry for Medical Devices”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS): Engineering Interactive Computing Systems for Medicine and Health Care, pp. 53–58, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

H. Huang, R. Ruksenas, A. Cauchi, P. Curzon, P. Eslambolchilar, D. Furniss, A. Gimblett, A. Blandford, P. Lee, Y. Li, *P. Masci, P. Oladimeji, A. Rjakomar and H. Thimbleby, “Comparing Actual Practice and User Manuals: A Case Study Based on Programmable Infusion Pumps”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS): Engineering Interactive Computing Systems for Medicine and Health Care, pp. 59–64, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

=G. R. Hayes, =J. A. Kientz, =H. Mentis, =M. Reddy and =H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Technologies for Health Special Interest Group”, Proceedings ACM Conference on Computer-Human Interaction — CHI 2011, pp. 519–522, ACM (2011). DOI: 10.1145/1979742.1979535

*C. Acharya, P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Human Computer Interaction and Medical Devices”, Proceedings BCS Conference on HCI, BCS, Dundee (2010).

=A. Blandford, =G. Buchanan, =P. Curzon, =D. Furniss and =H. Thimbleby, “Few are Looking: Invisible Problems with Interactive Medical Devices”, Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH) — CHI 2010, =G. R. Hayes and =D. S. Tan (editors), pp. 9-12, ACM, Atlanta (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Contributing to Safety and Due Diligence in Safety-critical Interactive Systems Development”, Proceedings ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems — EICS'09, G. Calvary, T. C. N. Graham and P. Gray (editors), pp. 221–230, ACM, Pittsburgh (2009). PDF DOI: 10.1145/1570433.1570474

H. Thimbleby, “Interaction Walkthrough: Evaluation of Safety Critical Interactive Systems”, Proceedings The XIII International Workshop on Design, Specification and Verification of Interactive Systems — DSVIS 2006, A. Blandford and G. Doherty (editors), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4323, pp. 52–66, Springer Verlag, Dublin, Ireland (2007). PDF DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-69554-7_5

1.4. Conference posters: refereed

H. Thimbleby and A. Wu, “Safety Hazards in Clinical Calculators and Apps”, 2015 USENIX Summit on Information Technologies for Health, HealthTech, Washington, DC, USA (2015).

P. Oladimeji and H. Thimbleby, “Open Metrics for Evaluating and Designing Safer Interactive Health Systems: A Case Study in Procuring Infusion Pumps”, 2015 USENIX Summit on Information Technologies for Health, HealthTech, Washington, DC, USA (2015).

A. Darlington, J. Halcox, *K. Y. Li, S. Lindsay, J. Rance, M. Seager and H. Thimbleby, “Exploring Design Principles for Hypertension Mobile Interventions”, 2015 USENIX Summit on Information Technologies for Health, HealthTech, Washington, DC, USA (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Tully Meetings”, Communicating Medical Error (COME), Ascona, Switzerland (2013). URL PDF

=C. M. Aceves, =P. Lee, =P. Oladimeji and =H. Thimbleby, “Are Prescribed Infusions Running as Intended?”, Third National Infusion and Vascular Access Society Conference, London (2012). PDF

2. HIT: Health IT & devices — Invited publications: not refereed

2.1. Forewords and keynotes

H. Thimbleby, “Error is more complex than ethics”, IFIP 9.2 and 9.2.2 Workshop on Developments in ICT and Healthcare — Legal, Ethical & Social Aspects, pp. 20–21, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Cybersecurity problems in a typical hospital (and probably all of them)”, Developing Safe Systems, Proceedings of the 25th Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Keynote, T. Kelly and M. Parsons (editors), pp. 415–439, Centre for Software Reliability, Safety-Critical Systems Club, Bristol, UK (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error in Safety-Critical Programming”, Developing Safe Systems, Proceedings of the 24th Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Keynote, T. Anderson and M. Parsons (editors), pp. 183–202, Center for Software Reliability, Safety-Critical Systems Club, Brighton, UK (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Unknown knowns — A call to fix healthcare IT where it hurts”, High Integrity Systems Symposium, Keynote, Oslo, Norway (2015).

=R. Koppel, =S. Smith and =H. Thimbleby, “What You See is What You See: Misinforming Displays In Electronic Health Records And Medical Devices”, International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Improving the Outcomes, Keynote, Baltimore, USA (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Why does so much IT fail? — And what to do about it”, High Integrity Software, Keynote, Bristol (2014). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Safety versus Security in Healthcare IT”, Addressing Systems Safety Challenges, Proceedings of the 22nd Safety-Critical Systems Symposium, Keynote, T. Anderson and C. Dale (editors), pp. 133–146, Safety-Critical Systems Club, Brighton, UK (2014). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Safety in Medical Devices and Systems”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2013 (ICHI 2013), Keynote, pp. 1–13, Philadelphia, USA (2013). PDF DOI: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.91

H. Thimbleby, “Unsafe Healthcare Devices, and How to Improve Them”, Communicating medical errors (COME), Ascona, Switzerland (2013). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Numbers — A Grand Challenge”, Proceedings of IHCI 2011: IADIS International Conference Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction 2011, Keynote, K. Blashki (editor), pp. xxviii–xxxv, International Association for the Development of the Information Society, Rome, Italy (2011). PDF

R. Beale, *A. Holzinger and H. Thimbleby, “Human-Computer Interaction for Medicine and Health Care (HCI4MED): Towards making information usable”, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 68, no. 6, pp. 325–327 (2010). PDF DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhcs.2010.03.001

2.2. Special issues

=P. Masci, =H. Thimbleby, =H. Tu and =C. Vincent, “IWC Special Issue in Human Factors and Interaction Design for Critical Systems”, Interacting with Computers, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 149–150 (2016). DOI: 10.1093/iwc/iwv038

2.3. Contributions to edited volumes

H. Thimbleby, “Technology to Reduce Human Error in Healthcare”, Big ideas for the future, p. 33, Research Councils UK (RCUK) (2011). URL

2.4. Articles in other journals

H. Thimbleby, “Designing IT to Reduce Drug Dose Error”, Med-Tech Innovation, no. 11, pp. 30–33 (2012). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Errors + Bugs Needn't Mean Death”, Public Service Review: UK Science & Technology, vol. 2, pp. 18–19 (2011). PDF

H. Thimbleby, “Is IT a Dangerous Prescription?”, BCS Interfaces, vol. 84, pp. 5–10 (2010). PDF

2.5. Conference posters: not refereed

H. Thimbleby, “Read tomorrow's news today: User interface vulnerabilities”, Digital Conference: Innovation, Investment & Industry, Cardiff (2017).

3. HIT: Health IT & devices — Other publications

3.1. Books

=H. Thimbleby and many contributors, Medication Errors, =D. W. Bates, =N. Dhingra-Kumar, =L. Donaldson, =E. Kelley, =I. Larizgoitia and =A. Sheikh (editors), World Health Organization (2017).

3.2. Edited books and proceedings

=L. Chant, =J. Hoogewerf, =T. Lewis, =S. Sathanandam, =H. Thimbleby, =D. Wooldridge and =J. Wyatt, Rapid literature review for National Information Board, =J. Wyatt (editor), RCP, London (2015).

=A. Blandford, =L. Gallo, =A. Gimblett, =P. Oladimeji, =G. D. Pietro and =H. Thimbleby (editors), Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems for Medicine and Health Care, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

=J. J. Brown, =J. S. Bryden, =A. G. Donald, =R. Murray, =I. W. Percy-Robb, =D. R. Steel, =H. Thimbleby, =A. Thorburn, =G. Venters and =R. B. Weatherstone, Modern Office Technology, Scottish Health Management Efficiency Group (1990).

3.3. High profile electronic publications

K. Fu, J. Leinonen, B. Ransford and H. Thimbleby, “Six Factors Essential for Mitigating Cyber Risks in Healthcare”, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (2017). URL

K. Fu and H. Thimbleby, “Ransomware: How we can climb out of this mess”, Heathcare IT News (2017). URL

R. Koppel and H. Thimbleby, “Lessons From the 100 Nation Ransomware Attack”, The Heathcare Blog (2017). URL

F. Thilo and H. Thimbleby, “Interview mit Harold Thimbleby: “The quality of health IT has become very poor””, SocietyByte (2017). URL

3.4. Public expert witnessing reports

H. Thimbleby, “Regina v Phillipa Brown”, Crown Court at Inner London (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Regina v Clare Cahill and Jade Pugh”, Cardiff Crown Court (2016).

3.5. Correspondence and other communications

H. Thimbleby and M. Thomas, “Ways of reducing errors in drug prescriptions”, Letter, The Times, no. 72468, p. 28 (26 February, 2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Better care before and after surgery improves patient safety while saving money for the NHS”, Letter, The Daily Telegraph, p. 23 (6 May, 2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Cyberattacks and the National Health Service”, Letter, The Times, no. 72223, p. 28 (15 May, 2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Hospital Software”, Letter, The Times, no. 72069, p. 28 (16 November, 2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Transforming Health Care”, Times Higher Education, no. 2263, p. 49 (14–20 July, 2016).

L. Chant, J. Hoogewerf, T. Lewis, S. Sathanandam, H. Thimbleby, D. Wooldridge and *J. Wyatt, “The use of digital tools including apps, web-services and personal health records in healthcare”, National Information Board (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Preventable Error”, Letter, The Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, no. 2, p. 47 (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The Best Way to Improve Healthcare is to Improve Computers”, Keynote, Dartmouth College, USA (2015). URL

J. Hoogewerf, H. Thimbleby and J. Wyatt, “Using apps in clinical practice (RCP recommendations to all physicians)”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2015).

4. HIT: Health IT & devices — Presentations, exhibitions, debates, workshops

4.1. ACM Distinguished Lectures

H. Thimbleby, “Human error is not the problem”, Workshop on Interaction in Healthcare: Saving lives one interface at a time, Keynote, ACM 2017 Distinguished Lecture, Lisbon, Portugal (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Your invitation to fix IT in healthcare”, International Conference on Engineering & MIS 2016, Keynote, ACM Distinguished Lecture, Agadir, Morocco (2016).

4.2. Gresham College lectures and videos

H. Thimbleby and M. Thomas, “Computer Bugs in Hospitals: A New Killer”, Gresham College (6 February 2018). URL Video

H. Thimbleby, “Designing IT to Make Healthcare Safer”, Gresham College (11 February 2014). Video

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding Death by Computer”, Gresham College (28 September, 2009). Video

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer Science of Everyday Things”, Gresham College (15 October, 2001). Video PDF

4.3. Unpublished keynotes

H. Thimbleby, “Error is More Complex Than Ethics, and Widespread Confusion Leads to Preventable Deaths in Healthcare”, eHealth Workshop, Developments in ICT and Healthcare — Developments in ICT and Healthcare, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “To find the best balance of technology vs people, we must take´┐Żevaluation seriously”, AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium, Keynote, Washington, DC, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “From Blame to Prison: Human Factors and Cybersecurity”, Clinical Engineering and IT Connectivity Group Conference, NHS National Performance Advisory Group, Keynote, Coventry (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Defending nurses”, The Moth Theatre, Keynote, Seattle, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Cyber Health Thinking”, Cyber safety and resilience of connected health devices, Keynote, Royal Academy of Engineering, London (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Saving Lives Through Research in Healthcare, Computer Science and HCI”, M-iti Doctoral Symposium 2017, Keynote, Funchal, Madeira (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Programming Healthcare Well”, Code Europe, Keynote, Warsaw, Poland (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “IT is the problem with healthcare”, SFI (Studencki Festival Informatatyczny) Academic IT Festival, Keynote, Krak ow, Poland (2017). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Cyber Security Problems in One Hospital (and probably all of them)”, CHERISH-DE Cybersecurity Conference, Keynote, Swansea (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Social network analysis and applications for designing better systems and doing better research”, International Conference on Engineering & MIS 2016, Keynote, Agadir, Morocco (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Patient Stories”, ISCOME (International Society for Communication Science and Medicine) Workshop, Keynote, Lilienberg Unternehmerforum, Ermatingen, Switzerland (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Digital Health Technologies for Safer and Better Care”, ISCOME (International Society for Communication Science and Medicine) Workshop, Keynote, Lilienberg Unternehmerforum, Ermatingen, Switzerland (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors and Unreliable Blood Glucometers — How to Lose Staff”, Archimedes Workshop on Medical Device Security, Keynote, Michigan, USA (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors and Unreliable Cryptography — How to Lose a War”, Department of Computer Science, University of Michigan, Keynote, Ann Arbor, USA (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “IT — Help or Hindrance?”, Past, Present and Future of Medicine, Joint Conference Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh and The Society of Acute Medicine, Keynote, Edinburgh (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors Considerations for Future Design”, IPEM (Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine) Annual Conference, Keynote, Manchester (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Why Don't We Design Technology to Make Healthcare Safer?”, University of Hertfordshire School of Life and Medical Science Annual Conference, Keynote, Hertford (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error — Managing the Inevitable”, Norwich Anaesthesia Update, Keynote, Ipswich (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Overcoming challenges of preventable error”, Weqas Annual Conference, Keynote, Cardiff (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “To err is human”, Infection Prevention Society Annual Conference, Keynote, Liverpool (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The Simms Lecture”, Royal College of Physicians, Distinguished Lecture (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “From quality to safety in healthcare products, Chinese Academy of Engineering”, Keynote (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving care through reporting incidents”, Grand Rounds lecture, Keynote, Princess of Wales Hospital (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Beating error with formal methods”, 2nd Human-Oriented Formal Methods (HOFM) Workshop, Keynote, York (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Incident Reporting”, Royal College of Physicians, Keynote, London (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The Digital Health Revolution”, InfoLab at 10, Keynote, Lancaster University (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer by Design”, Electronics & Software in Medical Devices Seminar with Regulatory Update, Keynote, Cardiff (2015).

R. Koppel and H. Thimbleby, “The Challenge of Computerisation in Hospitals: First do Less Harm”, Keynote, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Technology to Make Healthcare Safer”, British Renal Society, Keynote, Leeds (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “How Safe Are Our Devices?”, North of England Intensive Care Society, Keynote, Darlington (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The tragic fallibility of medical devices and what to do about it”, The Tri-Service Anaesthetic Society, Keynote, London (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Collaborating with the NHS: How poor IT security helps us think more clearly about safety”, Collaborate 2014, Keynote (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Cyber-security for Medical Devices”, Malvern Festival of Innovation, Keynote, Malvern, UK (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Medical Devices and Human Factors: Better together, but a tragic separation”, NAMDET, Keynote, Manchester (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Risk Management in Medical Devices”, Central Sterilisation Club, Keynote, Birmingham (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “The Computer as Team Player”, SHOT (Serious Hazards of Transfusion) Symposium, Keynote, Manchester (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safety and Security and Why They are so Hard to Achieve”, Archimedes Workshop on Medical Device Security, Keynote, Michigan, USA (2014). URL

H. Thimbleby, “CHI+MED: Multidisciplinary Computer-Human Interaction Research for the Design and Safe Use of Interactive Medical Devices”, Third Workshop on Technology for Health and Well Being (THAW), Keynote, Glasgow (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “How Safe is Our Equipment”, ACTA, Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists, Keynote, London (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Engineering to Help Manage Error”, The contribution of engineering to peri-operative patient safety, Keynote, Royal Academy of Engineering, London (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “System Causes of Error, and How to Start Fixing Them”, NAMDET: National Association of Medical Device Educators & Trainers, Keynote, London (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Engineering-out Errors in Drug Administration”, Hospital Pharmacy Europe, Keynote, Birmingham (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Better Medical Devices and Systems”, Completing the Picture, Keynote, Glasgow (2013).

R. Koppel and H. Thimbleby, “Unsafe in Any Bed”, Keynote, Taliesin Theatre, Swansea (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Widespread Errors are Fixable by Better Design”, Medical Equipment Libraries Forum, Blackpool (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Safe Interaction”, IFIP WG 10.4, Rockport, Massachusetts (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Medicines Safety with New Technology”, Royal Pharmaceutical Society Medicines Safety Symposium, Keynote, London (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Blindspots and Safer Medical Systems”, DesignMed Europe, Keynote, Stuttgart, Germany (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Widespread Errors are Fixable by Better Design”, 15th National Biomedical and Clinical Engineering Conference, Keynote, Birmingham (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Dependable User Interfaces — Avoiding Computer-provoked “Human Error” in Medical Systems”, 24th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS 2011), Keynote, Bristol, England (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer Health IT”, Aspiring to Clinical Excellence Conference, Guild of Healthcare Pharmacists/UK Clinical Pharmacy Association, 7th Joint National Conference, Nottingham (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Looking Beyond 'Human Error' to its Causes and Prevention”, Scottish Intensive Care Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Keynote, St Andrews, Scotland (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Looking Beyond 'Human Error' to its Causes”, Symposium on Patient Safety and Clinical Decision Making, Keynote, p. 2, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, Scotland (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Looking Beyond 'Human Error' to its Causes”, Scottish Clinical Skills Network, Keynote, Dundee, Scotland (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Reducing Designed-in Errors in Interactive Medical Devices”, 2009 Health and Life Sciences Symposium, Keynote, Phoenix, Arizona (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “The Lansdown Lecture”, London (2006).

4.4. Invited conference presentations

H. Thimbleby, “Human error and healthcare systems”, Computer Science and Law Engagement, Swansea (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors in Medicine”, Never Events Workshop, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg NHS University Health Board Morriston Hospital (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Taking The Agenda Forward”, Digital Futures in health & wellbeing — can public services survive without them?, Swansea (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “A Crisis To Be Avoided”, Patient Safety Week, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg NHS University Health Board Singleton Hospital (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Factors: Another view”, Human Factors, UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Stakeholder Event, London (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “System causes of error and how to start fixing them”, Glasgow University (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Using ICT for safer and more effective healthcare”, Grenoble Interdisciplinary Days 2013, Grenoble (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Our equipment isn't safe, and how to start fixing it”, Advanced Critical Care Practitioners 1st National Conference, Royal College of Anaesthetists, London (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Bad Design to Die For”, TEDx River Tawe (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human error is not the problem”, Central Sterilising Club Annual Scientific Meeting, Bristol, UK (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Poor system design: A hidden problem in patient safety”, Aberdeen University/NHS Grampian Patient Safety Guest Lecture Series (2010).

R. Beale and H. Thimbleby, “Saving people by design”, E-Health Insider Conference, Birmingham (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Error and misplaced liability for error at the sharp end”, 2nd. European Workshop on Education and Training for Patient Safety, University of Warwick (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “The National Research Scene”, EPSRC Workshop on Grand Challenges in Information Driven Health (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive medical devices”, Clinical Systems Improvement Open Seminar, Warwick Medical School (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Devices don't detect errors: What if they could?”, Workshop on Interactive Medical Devices, UCL (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Grand Challenges in Human Error”, Natural Computing Applications Forum, NCAF (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Grand Challenges in eHealth”, Panel, ACM CHI, Boston, USA (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Understanding Interactive Medical Devices”, MediWales Seminar, Cardiff (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Understanding and Reducing Designed-in IT Errors in Healthcare”, Hospital of the Future Workshop, Oxford University (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “New Approaches to Dosage Calculation and How They Can Reduce Errors”, Healthcare Extensions Technologies, UCL, London (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Data Collection at the Bedside—Clinical Information Collection in the 21st Century”, RCP Joint Specialist Society Clinical Effectiveness Forum, Royal College of Physicians, London (2008).

4.5. Invited lectures, webinars and seminars

H. Thimbleby, “Healthcare at the interface”, British Computer Society ICT Ethics Specialist Group, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Fixing healthcare IT”, University of Michigan, USA (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Fixing bugs in Healthcare”, University of Bonn, Germany (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Clear thinking about IT in Healthcare”, Manchester University, UK (2017).

H. Thimbleby, “Challenging how we think about IT for improving and protecting the nation's health”, Public Health England, Porton Down (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Incentivising the quality of software, hardware and systems”, Cyber safety and resilience: Strengthening the digital systems that support critical infrastructure and the internet of things, Royal Academy of Engineering, London (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Opportunities for research in Health IT”, Toulouse, France (2016).

H. Thimbleby, “Outside In: Health-Tech Continuum”, Politico TV, Washington DC, USA (2015).

R. Koppel and H. Thimbleby, “Critical Issues in Electronic Health Record (EHR) Patient Safety”, SafetyLeaders.org webinar (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The best way to improve healthcare is to improve programmers”, Hoyteknologisenteret i Bergen, Norway (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “The World War II Enigma and its Human Factors lessons”, University of Bergen, Norway (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Devices are not equally safe: Buy and use them carefully”, National Medical Devices Safety Network, NHS Webex (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Failure of medical device regulation”, Cambridge University (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Medical devices”, Agora, Swansea (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Healthcare's IT Crisis, Informatics Grand Rounds Lecture”, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Computers and Devices as Team Players in Hospitals???”, San Francisco General Hospital, California (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “At Least You Can Trust Your Calculator — Or Can You?”, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer healthcare IT”, Microsoft Research, UK (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer Healthcare IT”, Cambridge University (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safety versus Security in Healthcare IT”, Cambridge University (2014).

P. Masci and H. Thimbleby, “Broken Interfaces”, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), MD, USA (2014).

H. Thimbleby, “Safety and the Design of Devices”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Healthcare for Everyone by Understanding Humans and Technology”, Lingnan University, Hong Kong (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Healthcare for Everyone”, Hong Kong Ergonomics Society, Hong Kong (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Toast to the College”, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Security and Safety Overlaps”, Reykjavik University, Iceland (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Testing Safe Interaction”, TEDx (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Identifying fixable problems in healthcare IT”, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing to Make Error Visible”, University of Malta (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Traffic lights for medical device input”, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), MD, USA (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error Is Not The Problem”, University of Kentucky, KY, USA (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error Is Not The Problem”, University of Maryland, MD, USA (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error Is Not The Problem”, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA (2013).

H. Thimbleby, “Human Error Is Not The Problem”, Fraunhofer Institute, Mannheim, Germany (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive Numbers”, SRI International, San Francisco (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing safer medical devices”, Queen Mary, London (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer Medical Systems”, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2012).

H. Thimbleby, “Numbers, Numbers Everywhere, and None you can Trust — Not Yet!”, Cardiff Scientific Society (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding death by computer”, Swansea Science Cafe (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “'Human error' in Automated Medical Systems”, BCS Mid Wales AGM (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Safer Systems”, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Seeing Bugs in Systems”, Fudan University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Designing Safer Systems”, Nanjing University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Computer Systems and Human Error”, UCL (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Computational approaches to reducing error”, Stanford Research Institute (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding computer-provoked 'human error' in medical systems”, Health Sciences and Technology, MIT (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Tools and techniques for analysing medical devices”, UCL (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Helping industry, Helping healthcare, Doing engineering, Pushing science?”, UCL (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Unseen bugs: Reducing mortality”, Brunel University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Num63r bug5”, Sussex University (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Reducing Mortality from IT Bugs”, University of California at Berkeley (2011).

H. Thimbleby, “Problems in human error—Problems are everywhere”, University of Cardiff (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer by numbers”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Impossible Errors”, Cognitive Match, London (2010).

H. Thimbleby, “Science fights ignorance and computer science saves lives (or you should stay out of hospital until it does)”, Christ College Brecon (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Misunderstood human error and some consequences”, Psychology Department, Swansea University (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding death by computer”, University of Pennsylvania (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Killer applications? Simple but widespread programming problems that are usually ignored”, MIT (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Devices encourage errors—What if they detected them too?”, University of Texas at Houston (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Killer applications in hospitals”, University of Manchester (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Saving lives with science”, Royal Society (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Dependable interactive devices, why we need them, how to get them”, UCL (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Avoiding designed-in errors in interactive medical devices”, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “User error—The interaction programming view”, University of Texas at Houston (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Interactive medical device design”, Georgia Tech, Atlanta (2009).

H. Thimbleby, “Keeping People Alive with CS & HCI”, Visible Lunch, Swansea University (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Life, death & computer science”, Aberystwyth (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Life & death issues with compiling”, Wolverhampton (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Reducing designed-in errors”, Birmingham University (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “Understanding designed-in errors in interactive devices”, Newcastle University (2008).

H. Thimbleby, “The Usability of Medical Devices”, University of Bielefeld, Germany (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “A New Slice of Cheese”, University of Surrey (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Interactive Systems”, Hamilton Institute, Ireland (2007).

H. Thimbleby, “Safer Calculators”, UCL Lunch Time Lecture (2003).

4.6. Selected videos, and videoed lectures

H. Thimbleby, “Trust me, I'm a computer?”, Royal College of Physicians, London (2016). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Saving Lives by Design”, YouTube (2011). URL Video

H. Thimbleby, “Numbers to Die 4”, Thirty Sixth Annual Convention of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB'10), Keynote, Leicester (2010). URL

H. Thimbleby, “Problems with a Syringe Pump”, YouTube (2008). Video

4.7. Research workshops (refereed, published & unpublished)

H. Thimbleby, “Cybersecurity in hospitals”, Scale Health, Digital Catapult, London (2018).

H. Thimbleby, “Innovation and research”, University of Bergen, Norway (2015).

H. Thimbleby, “Improving Safety in Medical Devices and Systems”, Workshop on Security and Human Behaviour, Keynote, Cambridge (2014).

=A. Blandford, =L. Gallo, =A. Gimblett, =P. Oladimeji, =G. D. Pietro and =H. Thimbleby, “The biggest challenges are the social ones: Workshop report from EICS4Med 2011”, Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems for Medicine and Health Care, pp. 81–82, ACM, Pisa, Italy (2011). PDF

R. Beale, *A. Holzinger and H. Thimbleby, “Workshop on HCI for Medicine and Health Care (HCI4MED)”, Proceedings BCS HCI Conference, People and Computers, vol. XXII.2, pp. 191–192, BCS, Liverpool, England (2008).


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