Usability and Safety Redux

In Patient Safety on January 1, 2011 at 10:00 am

I can’t post about this topic enough (usability and safety) and I can’t say it better than Dr. Nancy Staggers from the University of Maryland. Please read her article from the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics. (By the way, this journal is a free online publication that hosts articles from many nursing visionaries. Click to read current issue)

The opening quote from the article:
Usability has a strong, often direct relationship with clinical
productivity, error rate, user fatigue, and user satisfaction–
critical to EMR adoption
(HIMSS, 2009)

Staggers, N. (October, 2010). The Rapidly Emerging National Interest in HIT Usability. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI),14 (3).

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