Using usability heuristics to evaluate patient safety of medical devices

@article{Zhang2003UsingUH,
  title={Using usability heuristics to evaluate patient safety of medical devices},
  author={Jiajie Zhang and Todd R. Johnson and Vimla L. Patel and Danielle L. Paige and Tate K. Kubose},
  journal={Journal of biomedical informatics},
  year={2003},
  volume={36 1-2},
  pages={23-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To modify the traditional heuristic evaluation method of assessing software usability so that it can be applied to medical devices and used to evaluate the patient safety of those devices through the identification and assessment of usability problems. DESIGN Heuristic evaluation, a usability inspection method commonly used for software usability evaluation, was modified and extended for medical devices. The modified method was used to evaluate and compare the patient safety of two… CONTINUE READING
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