BRENNAN healthsystems LAB

Lu Hu, RN


Currently a PhD student at the UW-Madison School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Sept, 2005- June, 2010




Research Interests

  • Smart home technology
  • Patient safety in home care
  • Consumer informatics
  • User-centered design

Focus of your Personal Work:

I am interested in how to use informatics tools to improve patient safety in home care environment. Currently, I am trying to answer the following questions:

  1. What are the design considerations for informatics tools to improve patient safety?
  2. Is there any current systems which are used in hospital settings and long-term care settings can be modified and transferred to home setting?

Projects you are involved in:

  • Poster for AMIA about the evaluation methodology of technology innovation
  • Propose to do a pilot study in home environment to study about patient safety

Current Funding:

Subsitutable Medical Apps, reusable technologies (SMArt) project, Research Assistant

Extracurricular Interest:

In my spare time, I love to travel around and play badminton with my friends, watch movies and read novels.



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