An Empirical Study of the Usability of Consenting Systems

@article{ChalilMadathil2011AnES,
  title={An Empirical Study of the Usability of Consenting Systems},
  author={Kapil Chalil Madathil and Reshmi Koikkara and Anand K. Gramopadhye and Joel S. Greenstein},
  journal={Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting},
  year={2011},
  volume={55},
  pages={813 - 817}
}
While much research has been conducted on the software system architecture needed for capturing and managing patient consents and research permissions in health care facilities, limited information is available on the usability of such capture systems. Typically, a general consenting process involves the patients indicating their choices and then signing/initialing to verify these preferences. This study proposes four new ways of capturing these consents/research permissions using Apple iPad… 

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