Eleanor T. Loiacono

Eleanor T. Loiacono, Associate Professor of IT

School of Business
Department of Management
209 Washburn
Phone: +1-508-831-55206 Fax: +1-508-831-5720
eloiacon@wpi.edu

Areas of expertise

  • User experience
  • Website quality
  • IT accessibility for people with disabilities
  • Affect & IT adoption/usage
  • Culture & IT adoption/usage
  • Gender & IT adoption/usage

Interest areas in healthcare

  • Web portals for patient and physician interaction
  • Accessibility of information systems for people with disabilities
  • Affect, gender, and cultural -- their impacts on healthcare system usage
  • Patient/Physician & IT interactions (HCI)
  • Interface evaluation

Current healthcare projects

  • Evaluation and redesign of governmental healthcare website

Future aspirations To participate in the design, development, and evaluation of healthcare systems (mobile, web-based or otherwise) that focus on enabling patients of all abilities to improve their lives and to facilitate better interface design and systen usage.

 
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