PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Publications

Abts, N., Hernandez, A., Caplan, S., Perry, V., Hettinger, A.Z., Larsen, E., & Lewis, V. “When Human Factors and Design Unite: Using Visual Language and Usability Testing to Improve Instructions for a Home-use Medication Infusion Pump” (poster). MedStar Health Research Institute Symposium, Columbia, MD: March 10, 2014.

Caplan, Stanley, “User-Centered Generation of New Product Concepts: A Case Study of Human Factors and Industrial Design Collaboration”, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 53rd Annual Meeting, October, 2009  [Download a PDF]

Karn, K. & Caplan, S., “Harry L. Davis, industry pioneer in human factors and ergonomics”, Ergonomia: An International Journal of Ergonomics and Human Factors; vol. 30, no. 3, 176-180, 2008

Caplan, Stanely, “Challenging Your Current Thinking About Usability”, Product Design Technical Group Newsletter., Summer 2008. [Download the PDF]

Guarrera TK, Fairbanks RJ, Karn KS, Caplan SH, Shah MN, Wears RL, “Usability Evaluation of an Emergency Department Information System Reveals Hazards” (Abstract). Academic Emergency Medicine, in press.

Fairbanks RJ, Caplan SH, Bishop PA, Marks AM, Shah MN. “Usability Study of Two Common Defibrillators Reveals Hazards”. Annals of Emergency Medicine Oct 2007; 50(4): 424-432. [Download a PDF]

Caplan, Stanley, “Understand the User,” Appliance Design, September 2007, Page 46.

Karn, K. & Caplan, S., “Harry L. Davis, Human Factors & Ergonomics Pioneer”. In: 2nd Edition of the International Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors. W. Karwowski, (ed.). CRC Press, March 2006

Fairbanks RJ, Caplan S, Shah MN, Marks A, Bishop P. “A Usability Study of Two Common EMS Defibrillators” (Abstract). Prehospital Emergency Care, Jan/Feb 2006 (accepted).

Fairbanks RJ, Caplan S, Panzer RJ. “Integrating Usability Into Development Of A Clinical Decision Support System”, Proceedings of HCI-International 2005, July 2005  [Download a PDF]

Caplan, Stanley, “Testing the Ergonomics,” Machine Design, December 9, 2004, Page 108  [Download PDF article  | View in new tab]

Fairbanks RJ and Caplan S, “Poor Interface Design and Lack of Usability Testing Facilitate Medical Error,” Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety, Vol. 30, No. 10, October, 2004. [Download PDF article]

Fairbanks RJ, Caplan S, Shah MN, Marks A, Bishop P, “Defibrillator Usability Study Among Paramedics,” Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 48th Annual Meeting Santa Monica CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2004.  [Download PDF article]

Caplan, Stanley, “Ergonomic Guidelines for Designing Machines,” Machine Design, May 6, 2004, Page 53

Caplan, Stanley H., “A Case of Human Factors Voyeurism,” Ergonomics in Design, Vol. 7, No. 3, July, 1999

Caplan, Stanley H., “Making Usability a Kodak Product Differentiator,” in Usability in Practice: How Companies Develop User-Friendly Products, edited by Michael Wiklund, Academic Press, Boston, MA, 1994.

Caplan, Stanley H., Suzanne Rodgers and Harry Rosenfeld, “A Novel Approach to Clarifying Organizational Roles,” Proceedings of the Human Factors Society, – 35th Annual Meeting, September, 1991.

Caplan, Stanley H., “Using Focus Group Methodology for Ergonomic Design,” Ergonomics, Vol. 33, No. 5, May, 1990.

 

Presentations

Caplan, Stanley H., Profile of a Human Factors Career in Product Development, at SUNY Buffalo Annual Student Conference, Buffalo, NY, October 18, 2008

Caplan, Stanley, “Use Error Hazards from a Popular Emergency Department Information System”, Presentation submission for UPA-2008., December 2007  [Download a PDF]

Caplan, Stanley H., Building Usability Into Your Designs at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, November 17, 2007

Caplan, Stanley H., A Method for Evaluating Alternative Product Concepts: A Case Study at WNY Chapter HFES, Rochester, NY, October 16, 2007

Caplan, Stanley H., Marketing Makable Products vs. Making Marketable Products, presentation at Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Annual Conference, Rochester, NY, May 15, 2003

Caplan, Stanley H., The Human Side of Systems Engineering – Human Factors and Designing for Usability, presentation at Finger Lakes Chapter of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Rochester, NY, March 22, 2001

Caplan, Stanley H., Putting People into Your Process Design, presentation at Federal Imaging ‘96, Washington, D.C., Oct. 23, 1996

Caplan, Stanley H., Introducing Human Factors Into Government Re-engineering, presentation at Washington Technology Briefing Seminar, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 1995