Cognitive and Usability Engineering Methods for the Evaluation of Clinical Information Systems

This whitepaper from the Journal of Biomedical Informatics “provides a review of the general area of systems evaluation with the motivation and rationale for methodological approaches underlying usability engineering and cognitive task analysis as applied to health information systems. This is followed by a detailed description of the methods we have applied in a variety of settings in conducting usability testing and usability inspection of systems such as computer-based patient records.”

usability, usability testing, cognitive task analysis