usability

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Where Are Usability Standards For EMRs?

Anne Zieger | EMR & EHR | December 7, 2012

The other day, I was talking with a physician about ambulatory EMRs.  ”None of them are any good,” said the doctor, who’s studied EMRs for several years but never invested in one. “I can’t find a single one that I can use.” Read More »

Why EMR Companies Don’t Care About Usability

David Do | KevinMD.com | June 26, 2013

I overheard nurses praising the pilot of a new technology with the promise of improving communication, safety, and saving on healthcare spending. The innovation: two-way texting. That’s one of the many indicators that hospitals are stuck the technological stone age. Read More »

Why The EHR Market Is Poised For Disruption

Brian Eastwood | CIO | February 10, 2014

Simply put, 2014 is a big year for electronic health record vendors. They must adhere to stricter standards under the federal government's meaningful use program while convincing healthcare providers that they can meet future needs for information exchange, patient engagement and data analytics. Not everyone will make the cut. Read More »

Windows 8 — Disappointing Usability For Both Novice And Power Users

Jakob Nielson | Jakob Nielson's Alertbox | November 19, 2012

[...] With the recent launch of Windows 8 and the Surface tablets, Microsoft has reversed its user interface strategy. From a traditional Gates-driven GUI style that emphasized powerful commands to the point of featuritis, Microsoft has gone soft and now smothers usability with big colorful tiles while hiding needed features. Read More »