Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
M.S. Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech
M.S. Architecture, Virginia Tech
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Clemson University
Fields of Interest
Human Factors in Healthcare
Karsh Best Student Poster Award, 3rd Annual I-PrACTISE Meeting, Madison, WI, 2015
Best Poster Award (3rd place), South Carolina Nursing Excellence Conference, Columbia, SC, 2014
Yang, Y., Rivera, A. J., Fortier, C. R., & Abernathy, J. H. (Accepted). A human factors engineering study of the anesthesia medication process: Self-filled syringes vs. pre-filled syringes. Anesthesiology.
Yang, Y., Asan, O. (Accepted). Designing patient-facing communication technologies for the outpatient settings: a literature review. Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics.
Yang, Y., & Rivera, A. J. (2015). An observational study of hands-free communication devices mediated interruption dynamics in a nursing work system. Journal of Health Policy and Technology. 4(4), 378-386.
Asan, O., & Yang, Y. (2015). Using eye trackers for usability evaluation of health information technology: a systematic literature review. JMIR Human Factors. 2(1), e5.
Yang, Y., Rivera, A. J., Fortier, C. R, & Abernathy, J. H. (2014). Ineradicable system vulnerabilities in the anesthesia pre-filled syringe medication management process. In Proceedings of the 2014 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 58(1), 180-184. Chicago, IL.
Yang, Y., Rivera, A. J., & Van Aken, E. (2014). A multi-level ergonomic examination of nurses’ stress in an emergency department. In Proceedings of the 2014 Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference. Montreal, Canada. URL: http://www.xcdsystem.com/iie2014/abstract/finalpapers/I250.pdf
Yang, Y., Rivera, A. J., Fortier, C. R., & Abernathy, J. H. (2014). A macroergonomic usability evaluation of pre-filled medication syringes. In Proceedings of the 2014 International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare, 3(1), 87-91. Chicago, IL
Zhang, H., Hung, Y. H., Dhillon, G., Yang, Y., & McCrickard, D.S. (2012) Social reader: a cognitive stimulation approach towards helping dyslexics. Paper presented at International Conference on Kansei Engineering and Emotion Research. Penghu, Taiwan. URL: http://people.cs.vt.edu/mccricks/papers/hongbo-kansei2012.pdf