Articles by Joseph Sharit, Ph.D.

Dr. Sharit is a Research Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Miami. His research interests include human-machine system design and evaluation, human error, and system safety. He has co-authored (with Sara Czaja) the book Designing Training and Instructional Programs for Older Adults.

The Roles of Health Literacy, Numeracy, and Graph Literacy on the Usability of the VA’s Personal Health Record by Veterans

Abstract Personal Health Records (PHRs) that are tethered to electronic medical health systems are applications that can significantly enhance patients’ health and health care. The primary aim of this research was to examine the roles of health literacy, numeracy ability, and graph literacy in enabling a group of veterans to perform health-management tasks using My […] [Read More]