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Analysis of metrics for the usability evaluation of EHR management systems.
Stud. Health Technol. Inform. 180, 358-362 (2012)
Electronic health records are replacing conventional paper-based health records. For a doctor it is a working instrument, which can significantly reduce the time spent on paper work. Patients can benefit from accessing the electronic health records even though they usually do not have a medical background. Therefore, when specifying a graphical user interface (GUI) it is necessary to take into account the requirements of the different users: e.g. the functionality for the doctors and the presentation of data in an understandable manner for the patients. The study aims to review and analyze metrics used to evaluate the usability of user interfaces in health information systems. The scope of the search included the analysis of existing usability evaluating metrics that are applied both in healthcare and other domains, where the standard of storage and presentation of information are applied. We identified a set of metrics and evaluation methods that provide holistic evaluation facilities for graphical user interfaces.
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Publication type Article: Journal article
Document type Scientific Article
Keywords Ehr ; Evaluation ; Metrics ; Visualization
ISSN (print) / ISBN 0926-9630
Conference Title Quality of Life through Quality of Information
Proceedings Title Proceedings of MIE2012
Quellenangaben Volume: 180, Pages: 358-362
Series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; 180
Publisher IOS Press
Reviewing status Peer reviewed
Institute(s) Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging (IBMI)