Usability and Safety in Electronic Medical Records Interface Design

  title={Usability and Safety in Electronic Medical Records Interface Design},
  author={Maryam Zahabi and D. Kaber and M. Swangnetr},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society},
  pages={805 - 834}
  • Maryam Zahabi, D. Kaber, M. Swangnetr
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • Objective The objectives of this study were to (a) review electronic medical record (EMR) and related electronic health record (EHR) interface usability issues, (b) review how EMRs have been evaluated with safety analysis techniques along with any hazard recognition, and (c) formulate design guidelines and a concept for enhanced EMR interfaces with a focus on diagnosis and documentation processes. Background A major impact of information technology in health care has been the introduction of… CONTINUE READING
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