History of CHAT and CHAT Projects

  • 2000 - CHAT designed by Drs. Goold and Danis working with game designers
  • 2000-2001 - first CHAT project completed
  • 2006: Web-based version of CHAT developed: see Kantner L, Goold SD, Nowak M, Monroe-Gatrell L, Danis M. Web - tool for health insurance design by small groups: Usability study. Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human factors in Computing Systems, 2006. Available at www.acm.org/dl
  • 2010: Medicare cancer priority setting exercise
  • 2011: Work begins on ReCHAT to engage the public in deliberations about health research priorities
  • 2012: Translated into French, German and Italian for use in Switzerland
  • 2012-2013: Webapp in development
  • 2013-2014: PCOR-CHAT was developed to engage the public in deliberations about patient centered outcomes research. This was played in Michigan and Missouri in both English and Spanish.

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